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Gundersen Health System is looking for a Phlebotomist, C.N.A., PCT, CMA, or other individuals that have an interest in working in a laboratory setting as a phlebotomist supporting our Tomah Clinic. Prior lab experience is preferred but not required as we will provide on-the-job training!

What You'll Do:

The Support Staff Technician/Phlebotomist facilitates the flow of specimens into the lab by using specimen collection techniques including venipuncture, capillary collection, and swab collection, and provides instruction to patients for self-collections. In this role, you will support core lab functions at our Tomah Clinic.

What's Available:
• 64 hours biweekly (0.8 FTE)
• Variable day shifts, Monday through Friday, no weekends
• Shifts may vary in length (5 hours to 10 hours) between the hours of 7a and 5:30p
• Will train/orientate full time for 4-6 weeks, depending on prior experience
• Must be available 8a-4:30p to train/orientate first week in La Crosse, WI for phlebotomy; after first week will orientate in Tomah, WI
• Starting pay of $15.77 and up, based on experience

What You'll Need:
• High School Diploma or equivalency
• A copy of the applicant's/employee's diploma and/or transcript as confirmation of the education requirement must be provided at time of hire
• Previous phlebotomy/medical experience preferred, but not required. We will provide on-the-job training

What You'll Get:
• A work environment that supports you personally and professionally, and a work culture where you are valued and appreciated
• A comprehensive and generous benefits package (Medical, Dental, Life Ins, HSA/FSA) ensuring your comfort and well-being as a valuable team member
• Substantial retirement contribution including a 401k match & annual discretionary base contribution
• Work/Life Balance: Paid Time Off (PTO) combines vacation, sick, and personal days into one balance to allow you the flexibility to use your time off as you need
• Support for your career growth through Professional Development Opportunities, Tuition Investment Program, and our Career Development Center
• Unlimited potential at one of the leading health systems in the midwestern United States

This is a great opportunity to gain lab experience while delivering Love + Medicine!

About Gundersen Health System:

Gundersen Health System is a physician-led, not-for-profit healthcare system that includes a teaching hospital; community clinics; affiliate hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes; behavioral health services; vision centers; pharmacies; and air and ground ambulance services. We serve more than 500,000 residents throughout 19 counties throughout western Wisconsin, northeastern Iowa, and southeastern Minnesota. Our La Crosse, WI main campus is a 325-bed teaching hospital, tertiary referral center, and a Level II Trauma Center. Our mission is simple yet profound: Together, we inspire your best life by relentlessly caring, learning, and innovating. We deliver Love + Medicine every day to change lives in our communities and enrich the lives of our employees.
Job Description:

The Support Staff Technician (SST) facilitates the flow of specimens into the lab by using current specimen collection techniques including venipuncture and swab collections, and specimen processing techniques. Duties of the SST may include collection, location of draw centrifuging, tracking, Point of Care testing, and various other tasks related to timely and accurate pre-analytical preparation of specimens. The SST may assist Education Coordinator with hands-on phlebotomy and work flow training. The SST interacts with clinic and hospital staff, as well as patients and family members of Gundersen Health System while ensuring excellent customer service and patient confidentiality.

Major Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for the collection handling and receipt of blood specimens for laboratory testing by venipuncture, swab,or skin puncture. Follows established procedures to accurately identify and label all specimens.
2. May process specimens at some locations to prepare for transport following established procedures, reducing the likelihood for introduction of pre-analytical variation or to assist in the timely testing of specimens.
3. May assist Education Coordinator with hands-on phlebotomy and work flow training.
4. Works with Gundersen Health System staff by answering phone calls about specimen collection requirements and other lab related questions to provide accurate information to facilitate quick access to lab information as needed.
5. Works with other health care professionals and patients to perform all SST functions to aid in accurate diagnosis and treatment of patients.
6. Works with Patient Business Services, Laboratory Information Systems, and ordering providers to accurately order and bill for laboratory tests, utilizing the laboratory information system and billing systems.
7. Works with patients, families, and Gundersen Health System staff to ensure patient comfort and confidentiality in all aspects of the job to provide excellent customer satisfaction.
8. Others duties as assigned by laboratory supervisor or manager.

Education and Learning:
High School Diploma or equivalency
A copy of the applicant's/employee's diploma and/or transcript as confirmation of the education requirement must be provided at time of hire.

High School Diploma or equivalency + completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant program or a graduate of a Medical Assistant Program

Work Experience:
No experience required.

No experience required. Phlebotomy, Clinical Lab or Health Care

License and Certifications:


Driver's License is required for those transporting specimens

Certified Phlebotomy Tech (CPT)

Age Specific Population Served:
Infant (less than 1 year)
Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)

OSHA Category:
Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.

Environmental Conditions:
Exposed to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:
Static Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
Stooping/Bending Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Reaching - Shoulder Level Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Reaching - Below Shoulder Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Lifting - Other Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 25-50

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact HR-Recruitment@gundersenhealth.org or call 608-775-0267

Equal Opportunity Employer
Tomah WI United States


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