In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest
quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and
CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a
new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason
Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and
expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals
and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are
empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and
well-being of our communities.
CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the
future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That
means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to
home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly
specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs
with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and
innovative treatments and technologies.
appropriate samples for testing, including phlebotomy procedures,
venous and capillary punctures, and urine collections for medical
and legal testing procedures. Work also includes: 1) computer
inquiry and entry to maintain patient demographic as well as test
ordering details in multiple computer systems in accordance with
compliance guidelines; 2) processing and preparing samples for
testing at FHS laboratories; and 3) processing, preparing and
packaging samples for delivery to testing labs. An incumbent may
also provide guidance to new employees/students on department
procedures and policies. Work is conducted in accordance with all
regulatory accreditation agency requirements.
requires: 1) ability to communicate effectively, 2) exemplify
customer service and 3) knowledge of laboratory procedures and
equipment, accessioning, verifying specimens and specimen
requirements, and skills in using a laboratory information
assignments may require out-of-office travel.
collections to include venipuncture, capillary procedures, and
special collections on pediatric and adult inpatient and outpatient
populations using safety devices and tools appropriate for the
situation. If applicable, performs urine drug screen collection and
Breath Alcohol Testing.
the urine drug collection and testing according to DOT
communications support using established customer service
hospital and lab information system programs to perform ordering,
sample labeling, log-in, test cancellation, test add-on, etc. and
final disposition into the sample inventory system/storage
processing duties and prepares samples for testing to include:
validating patient identity, labeling, centrifugation, aliquoting,
and preserving sample integrity. Test ready samples are delivered
for testing or packaged for dispatch following specific
follow up protocol and maintains audit trail for ambiguous orders
or issues to bring resolution to concerns in accordance with
of a phlebotomy course at a vocational college or equivalent
technical school, including completion of a 4-week internship in
Phlebotomy in a clinical lab setting; OR equivalent on-the-job
training with recent lab experience that demonstrates attainment of
the requisite job knowledge/skills/abilities required.
years of recent related work experience in a clinical laboratory
setting, phlebotomy clinic or other Patient Service Center and one
year of insurance collection/data entry work experience that
demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge and
Washington State certification as a Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist,
Washington State certification as a Medical Assistant.
registration with ASCP in Phlebotomy preferred.