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UnityPoint Health Medical Assistant II/Phlebotomist-Laboratory in Waterloo, Iowa

UnityPoint - Allen Hospital

PRN - As Needed

The Medical Assistant II Phlebotomist, under the direction of the Manager-Compliance/ED Lab/Phlebotomy, is responsible for collection of blood samples through phlebotomy(blood collection) techniques, including vacutainer, syringe, winged infusion set and capillary collections. All phlebotomists are expected to assist with collections from outpatients, inpatients as well as stat nursing home patients and any other patient types supported by UnityPoint Health.

The Medical Assistant II Phlebotomist is also trained into the Laboratory Office to register, receive in specimens from reference clients and other general office duties. They also perform routine nursing home collection routes when working during the early morning hours.

Phlebotomists also assist in the collection of other specimens such as urines for analysis and urines for drug screens.

Phlebotomists should possess good clerical and computer skills to support the Laboratory department.

  • Learn and understand basic techniques of phlebotomy and specimen collection.

  • Perform phlebotomy and specimen collection for inpatients, outpatients and nursing home patients

  • Learn and understand collection of urine drug screens for occupational and medical collections

  • Performs routine nursing home draw routes if scheduled in early AM hours

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

  • Must possess basic computer skills and knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email and web browser

  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

  • Requires frequent travel to area nursing home facilities

Requisition ID: 2021-100096

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Name: Laboratory - General- Logan

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.01

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 0445-0845/0445-1315 rotational

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