Thursday, October 3, 2013

Phlebotomist - PRN


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Atlanta Medical Center comprises of 2 acute care hospital campuses with a total of 762 beds, Atlanta Medical Center and Atlanta Medical Center South. Together, Atlanta Medical Center is the second largest licensed-bed hospital in Georgia. We are an organization that has a Culture of Caring. If you are in your profession because you care about your patients, you care about quality, you care about customer service and you take pride in working hard to get the job done; then consider joining the Atlanta Medical Center family. Atlanta Medical Center is a 460 bed, Level I Trauma Center that offers a very fast paced work environment with a wide variety of patient diagnosis. Atlanta Medical Center - South is a 302 bed community hospital with a friendly "family" atmosphere and has been an integral part of providing for the medical needs of South Fulton, Coweta, Fayette, Clayton and Douglas communities since 1963. So whether you're looking for a community hospital or a large teaching hospital environment, Atlanta Medical Center has a campus for you!

We are an employer of choice as well as a leader in healthcare. In 2011, Atlanta Medical Center was 1 of only 8 Tenet hospitals to receive Tenet's elite Circle of Excellence award and we were also named as one of the Top Work Places by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. AMC received the Circle of Excellence award in 2010, 2006 and 2005 as well. In 2008, Atlanta Medical Center was named as one of the Top Ten Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Magazine. This ranking placed AMC as the highest in the healthcare industry. AMC was named as one of the Best Places to Make a Difference by the Atlanta Magazine in 2004. The Atlanta Business Chronicle named Atlanta Medical Center as one of the Top Five Best Places to Work in Atlanta in 2003 and in 2002 we tied for First Place as the Best Place to Work in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Atlanta Medical Center is also highly committed to providing quality services to our patients. We hold the following designations:

Bariatric Center of Excellence

Gold Plus Stroke Center (the 1 st in Georgia)

American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Heart Failure

American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Coronary Artery Disease

American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Stroke

2011 "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures" recognition from Joint Commission (1 of only 405 hospitals nationwide to receive this honor - 1 of only 162 hospitals nationwide to receive recognition in all four major measure sets)

AMC has a 96.5% quality rating (which exceeds state and national averages) and is a regional Level I Trauma Center that receives patients from 67 other hospitals.

Atlanta Medical Center's Laboratory Services department offers a wide range of services to include: histology, cytology, microbiology, blood bank as well as general lab. The laboratory department focuses on customer service and quality of tests results and our lab is CAP and AABB accredited. Our phlebotomy department utilizes a tube system for ER and ICU draws and uses the Cerna system.

Position is responsible for:

1. Performs venipunture and/or capillary sticks per department policy

2. Investigates and resolves pending and incomplete work

3. Evaluates specimen adequacy according to department guidelines

4. Performing a high number of difficult sticks to include the following patient populations:





5. Determines most appropriate site for sticks incorporating

6. Accurately enters draws into Cerna system.

Applicants are invited to become a fan of Atlanta Medical Center's Phlebotomist Careers page on Facebook in order to receive updates when new positions become open.


Position requires 1-3 years hospital experience. Certification as a Phlebotomist and experience in a nursing home setting are preferred. Knowledge of order of draw and experience in processing of specimens are preferred. The successful candidate will have:

1. Ability to collect blood specimens through venipuncture and skin puncture

2. Ability to communicate effectively in explaining procedures to patients

3. Ability to follow oral and written instructions

4. Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time

5. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, patients, and physicians

6. Ability to maintain excellent customer service while under pressure

7. Ability to stick up to 30 patients for am draws plus floor assignment.

8. Ability to conduct heel sticks on infants

9. Ability to draw specimens on critical patients that have already been stuck multiple times on the same day.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE: Due to the large volume of applications, we regret that we are unable to accept / return phone calls regarding application status or process. Please know that we will review every application that is submitted and will contact only those applicants that are selected for an interview.

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