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Facility: Core Lab- All locations- FLOAT 

 

Location: Omaha, NE.

 

Department: Lab

 

Job Type: Full Time

 

Shift: 0500-1300- rotating weekends and holidays


 

 

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.
 
The incumbent reports directly to the Coordinator of Phlebotomy / Phlebotomy Manager / Site Manager. The incumbent works collaboratively with management to achieve system objectives.  In addition, the incumbent works cooperatively with Nursing and Ancillary Departments to deliver high quality and cost-effective laboratory services.  The incumbent is responsible for providing exceptional customer service and timely and accurate blood collections that directly support the delivery of laboratory services in an integrated system.
 
  • Obtains blood specimens by capillary puncture or venipuncture using appropriate technique.
  • Correctly identifies patient per written protocol and properly labels   specimens accurately and completely, while maintaining the integrity of the specimen in relation to the test being performed.
  • Exercises judgment in determining work priority. Interacts with nursing units to ascertain critical priorities and verify discrepancies.
  • Disposes of contaminated lab supplies and handles all lab specimens regarding potential health hazards according to written procedures.
  • Receives laboratory specimens, orders tests, processes specimens using the centrifuge and
  • distributes specimens to appropriate testing areas communicating special instructions.
  • Performs general duties as required: answering phones, monitoring the pneumatic tube, ordering and distributing supplies, cleaning work areas, taking refrigerator temperatures, printing and distributing results etc.
  • Maintains professional attitude with patients, visitors, hospital staff and fellow employees while assuring the confidentiality of all hospital information. Discusses problems in a professional, adult and calm manner.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in mandatory department meetings, in-service programs, continuing education and yearly education requirements as stated by policy.
What is a Float Team?  The float team is a laboratory pool developed by CHI Health for flexible laboratory staff, providing high quality care and laboratory results to patients and providers across multiple laboratory locations.
 
How will my pay rate of pay for Scheduled Float Team be determined?  Your base rate, shift, weekend and holiday differentials are identical to full and part-time employees. Merit increases are given in an identical manner as for all core staff members.  Because the Scheduled Resource Team is designed to value flexibility, anyone committed to a .5 or higher will earn premium differential pay in addition to normal differential pay.
 
Premium Differential Pay:
Day Shift, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., earn an extra 10%
Night Shift, 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m., earn an extra 15%
 
Float Team is for you, if you wish to:
  • Be rewarded for your flexibility in working in multiple laboratories locations within the Omaha Metro area.
  • Maximize your income by earning premium differential pay.
Float Team is not for you, if you:
  • Wish for the stability of working at a single lab location.
Experience:
Required:  None.
Preferred: Six months previous phlebotomy experience, science background, customer service     experience.
 
Education/Licensure:
Required:  High School diploma or GED.
Preferred:  Phlebotomy certification or completion of a phlebotomy course.
 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Ability to use general clerical equipment, telephones, and computers is required.
 
Working Conditions
Normal laboratory environment.  Exposure to chemical and biological hazards.  Routine periods of sitting, walking and standing required.

About Us

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 14 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities, a free standing emergency department, more than 150 employed physician practice locations and more than 12,000 employees in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa.

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Equal Opportunity Employment


Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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