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Phlebotomist - Part Time

Apply Job ID 25231 Date posted Jan. 24, 2023 Location Effingham, Illinois

Creating a better way. It’s more than just the philosophy we were founded on. It’s our purpose. For our employees, it means more time with patients. Unrushed visits to build meaningful relationships. And most importantly, an opportunity to empower our patients to achieve their full potential – at work and in life. Determined to make a difference? Join our health care revolution and be a part of something better.

Quad Med is seeking a Part-Time Phlebotomist to help support our Health Center in Effingham, IL. This role will perform front office, phlebotomy and ancillary duties in support of the clinical/technical laboratory function and perform simple, routine laboratory procedures as instructed, trained and directed. The individual performs venous and capillary punctures. The individual accurately identifies, prepares and tests samples in a timely manner.

Schedule 20 hours a week: Monday & Thursday 8:00am to 12:00pm and Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 7:00am to 11:00am

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for efficiently and accurately performing blood draws or sample collection on patients based on the tests ordered by the provider. Typical daily duties include the following: 
  • Prepares patients before drawing blood 
  • Identifys the patient and the correct test before collecting patient sample 
  • Explains blood draw procedures to patients and answering any questions about the process 
  • Follows all health and safety protocols and procedures to maintain sanitary work areas 
  • Gathers medical testing materials, including needles, sample vials, blood storage bags and test tubes 
  • Labels blood samples properly 
  • Accurately updats patient information in the organization’s database 
  • Helps nervous or frightened patients remain calm during blood draws 
  • Works with supervising Physicians and following their directions at all times 
  • Utilizes various laboratory and clinic information systems and software.  
  • Travels to another clinic with in the Quad clinics 
  • Communicates in a professional and courteous manner with patients, families, and other medical staff as necessary.  
  • Interacts professionally, as a subject matter expert with doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers when answering questions or providing any information. 
  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient, department, and organization information 
  • Performs CLIA waived tests once trained for those tests 
  • Take responsibility of completing training and competencies in a timely manner 
  • Other duties with in the lab such as stocking supplies, making sure the lab is ready for lab draw at any time, cleaning spaces as needed and other duties as assigned by the manager or the supervisor 


Job Requirements

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience:

  • Specialized training in a lab environment with at least one-year experience in a clinical setting preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Phlebotomy Certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and proven ability to develop strong working relationships  
  • Ability to multi-task, maintain confidentiality and independently and creatively handle issues  
  • Proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion  
  • Strong troubleshooting skills 
  • Flexible approach and demonstrated dedication to customer-focused service 
  • Bilingual a plus, but not necessary  

Harry Quadracci was determined to do things differently, and to do them better. In 1991, the visionary print manufacturing CEO founded QuadMed out of the belief that there had to be a better way to provide his employees with access to affordable, high-quality health care. And what started as doing the right thing, ended up sparking a health care revolution. Now 30 years later, we partner with employers across the nation to provide value-driven health and wellness services in or near the workplace. With a focus on breaking down cost, access and quality barriers, we empower employees and their families to live healthier, happier lives.

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

QuadMed and Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. QuadMed and Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. QuadMed and Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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