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Phlebotomist - Lab - Paducah KY

Requisition R056927 Market Lourdes Hospital Department Phlebotomy - Lourdes Shift Other Schedule Full-time

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Performs phlebotomy and other specimen collection. Uses LIS and HIS to conduct functions related to phlebetomy, patient registration, order entry, result look-up and report generation and specimen receiving and preparation. Answers phone and forwards appropriate problems to proper area.

  • Obtains blood specimens by venipuncture.Draws blood in proper tube.  Accurately labels and records all test tubes. Collects nasal smears, glucose tolerance, and urines. Collects Chain of Custody urine drug screens and performs alcohol testing. Greets, meets, and explains procedure to patient and maintain professional relationship. Use customer service skills at all times. Follows up on any concerns.
  • Maintains required records, reports, and statistics as directed.  Logs procedures for workload. May be responsible for maintaining databases, followingup on new orders and renewals. Takes inventory and stocks supplies as necessary to keep materials on hand at all times.
  • Performs specimen processing, centrifugation and specimen separation.  May prepare specimens for reference lab send-outs. 
  • May perform phlebotomy at outreach sites as assigned, e.g. Nursing homes. Submits daily record of draws and miles and cumulative mileage report.
  • Performs waived testing such as whole blood glucose whole blood PT/INR.
  • Maintains working area in sanitary condition.  Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.
  • Performs various clerical and computer duties: such as answering the telephone, relaying and faxing test results, taking messages, ordering tests into laboratory computer system, generates computer specimen labels and collection lists.

Required: High School Diploma

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

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Phlebotomy - Lourdes

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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