Research Medical Center
is one of Kansas City's premier acute-care hospitals serving not only residents of Kansas City but the 150-mile surrounding region. Positioned on 60 acres, the campus is home to the 511-bed hospital, medical buildings, Research College of Nursing, and Research School of Nuclear Medicine in addition to the Radiology School. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, the highest national healthcare governing body, Research Medical Center provides a wide variety of services and specialties including a Cancer Center, Transplant Institute for kidney and pancreas transplants, Certified Stroke Center, and an award winning Cardiovascular Department.
Research Medical Center would like you to become a part of our growing professional team. This facility and its rich heritage continue to search for those individuals who wish to be a part of a strong tradition and great culture. Those who choose to work at Research Medical Center will enjoy the many experiences and opportunities they are afforded, as well as the teamwork and camaraderie that is promoted within. Research is known for its creative and innovative style of medical treatment. The nurses strive to provide excellent care. When you join this facility you must believe in providing the highest quality care.
Research Medical Center offers a full range of medical, life, dental, disability, and vision, benefits, a PTO plan, paid sick leave, an attractive retirement and savings plan comprised of an employer funded retirement program, matching 401(k) savings plan, as well as on-site child care. Live your dream…..join the Research team !!
Under the supervision of the Section Manager and/or LST Coordinator performs phlebotomy procedures and transports laboratory specimens. Draws blood from patients for analysis or other medical purposes. Assembles equipment, such as tourniquet, needles, disposable containers for needles, blood collection tubes, gauze, cotton, and alcohol on work tray according to requirements for specified tests. Verifies and records patient identity and converses with patient to explain procedures and allay fear of procedure. Assists with clerical duties including data entry and report distribution. Demonstrates professional work habits and positive interpersonal skills. Must be able to follow prescribed procedures for patient safety and satisfaction including following guidelines set by Research Medical Center and Joint Commission.
Education: high school diploma or equivalent
Knowledge/Professional Licensure/Registration/Certification: Phlebotomy certification by ASCP and/or NCA highly desired
Experience: Six months phlebotomy experience preferred; phlebotomy experience in hospital laboratory highly desired
Administrative Skills: Attention to detail, ability to work with a low error rate, ability to verbally communicate effectively
Equipment/Machine Skills: Basic phlebotomy equipment, keyboarding