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AdventHealth Phlebotomist Supervisor FT Evenings in Tavares, Florida


Phlebotomist Supervisor FT Evenings

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Waterman

  • Career Growth and Advancement Potential

  • Join a Faith Based, Non-Profit Healthcare Organization

  • Community Based Hospital Focused on Patient Care

Work Hours/Shift:

FT/Evenings - M-F 1pm-9pm

  • Supervises Employees – Has a working knowledge of performance expectations for assigned micro team.

  • Monitors performance of the staff and report’s findings to the Support Staff Coordinator and takes corrective action for improvement as appropriate.

  • Uses independent judgment to make recommendations to Support Staff Coordinator regarding:

  • Applicant selection for interview and input into the hiring process after actively

participating in the interview process.

  • Perform evaluations/validation of supervised employees.

  • Recommends promotion of supervised employees, recommends bonuses and

awarding of other discretionary rewards to supervised employees.

  • The adjustment/resolution of complaints, concerns, and problems of supervised

employees regarding work assignments, hours of work overtime scheduling, and

other work-related matters.

  • Supervises the employees in a manner which develops the employee to their optimal level of performance.

  • Mentors and coach’s employees on a continual basis in order to assure competency in care delivery.

  • Assures diversity of staff is positively fostered in the work environment. Actively involves all groups in shared decision-making where appropriate.

  • Effectively manages conflict and is able to reach a common goal and resolve conflicts.

  • Creates a work environment that addresses the physical and emotional needs of the staff.

  • Maintains a customer-oriented leadership style. Remembers that patients are the reason for our business.

  • Holds self and staff accountable for delivery of care and resulting patient outcomes.

  • Follows established procedures for patient and specimen identification.

  • Appropriately performs basic and specialize phlebotomy techniques to obtain specimens; collects and handles specimens in manner consistent with specific test requirements.

  • Receives specimens from outside clients, in house deliveries and pneumatic tube system; checks specimens against order for correctness; records receipt in LIS system; attaches laboratory labels and delivers specimens to appropriate laboratory area.

  • Performs special phlebotomy techniques including but not limited to: Blood Culture, infant venipuncture, PKU, butterfly, syringe, heel stick and fingerstick collections.

  • Observes and adheres to established infection control policies, including, but not limited to: the mandatory use of gloves and appropriate outerwear, hand washing techniques and other universal precautions.

  • Identifies specimen, labeling and/or requisition problems that may adversely affect test performance and the correct reporting of test results prior to delivery of the specimen to the laboratory department; corrects problem or notifies appropriate technologist/supervisor if the problem cannot be resolved.

  • Follows up on order or specimen problems with the floor, physician offices and outreach customers as directed by the technical staff; completes variance report when appropriate.

  • Uses LIS in specimen receipt, collection verification, ordering/canceling of tests, modification of LIS orders and inquiry functions; provides proper documentation when appropriate.

  • Able to operate and assist in maintaining hospital vehicles (including appropriate use of gas credit cards for fueling and car washes); provide personal vehicle for hospital use if needed (and receive mileage reimbursement); maintain safe driving record; uses appropriate sign out procedures for vehicles.

  • Request supplies for specimen receiving, phlebotomy area and/or outreach area from the appropriate Lab or designee.

  • Answers phone calls in a professional and customer service oriented manner; utilizes various telephone functions (i.e., hold, transfer) proficiently.

  • Maintains regular dialog with Laboratory supervisory / managerial staff concerning quality, safety, and Standard of Behavior issues within the department and the facility.

  • Demonstrates commitment to all department and corporate compliance policies, watches for potential problems, relays concerns to Director/Compliance Officer. Demonstrates commitment to appropriate behavior and is familiar with reporting mechanism.

  • Performs clerical functions including filing, generating reports, faxing, etc.

  • Assists in stocking store room and work areas with supplies of varying weight and size.

  • Participates in laboratory and/or hospital Quality Improvement Activities.

  • Trains new employees in phlebotomy and specimen receiving.

  • Assures workflow continuity through communication.

  • Demonstrate ability to accept and facilitate change.

  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the department.

  • Ability to coordinate, organize and direct staff to ensure departmental expectations are met.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to lead the employees in the delivery of exceptional patient care

  • Must have valid Florida driver’s license.

  • Computer knowledge

  • Must be proficient in the English language.

  • Good attendance record


What You Will Need:

  • High school graduate (or equivalent) required with one year phlebotomy experience.

  • Graduate from an approved phlebotomy school

  • Prior medical experience or training preferred

  • Phlebotomy certification required

  • See Principal Duties and Job Responsibilities section

  • Demonstrate commitment and follows Florida Hospital Waterman’s Standard of Behavior

  • Annual phlebotomy competency.

Job Summary:

Oversees the activities of the laboratory specimen receiving area or outpatient laboratory. Coordinates, organizes, and directs staff to ensure departmental expectations are met. Responsible for drawing quality blood samples from patients and responsible for processing specimens prior to medical testing.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth Waterman

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Waterman

Req ID: 21041352

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.