HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Laboratory Assistant/ FT Days in Englewood, Colorado

Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians. Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment, and was the state’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region’s neurotrauma and orthopedic traumaprovider and is the south metro Denver area’s only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150 facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish. Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology.

Position Summary: * Performs all technical procedures, maintains knowledge of all procedures and protocols pertinent to the department.
* Maintains proficiency in performance of technical procedures, including venipuncture, capillary puncture and bleeding times on patients of all ages. * Collects and processes specimens on patients of all ages as required.
* Performs test requests and charts results on patients with many different clinical conditions (from screening of healthy outpatients up to and including * the major, complex intensive care patients) and all age ranges from newborns to geriatric patients. * Assists in the clerical duties of the department. Performs required function verification of equipment.
* Communicates with other allied health care professionals and patients according to job requirements.

Equipment Listing: 1. Computer 4. Printers 2. Copy Machine 5. Blood Drawing Equipment 6. Fax Machine

_Position Requirements_

*Licensure/Certification/Registration: * None

*Education: * High school diploma or better

*Experience: * Healthcare experience as a Phlebotomist, 1 – 2 years preferred and/or completion of formal phlebotomy class preferred.

*Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: * Must have effective verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate in a clear and concise manner with coworkers, physicians, nursing staff and patients. Must demonstrate above average manual dexterity. Must have the ability to type proficiently (at least 30 words per minute) on the computer.

Job: *Laboratory

Title: Laboratory Assistant/ FT Days

Location: Colorado-Englewood-Swedish Medical Center

Requisition ID: 03167-75490