UnityPoint Health Laboratory Specimen Processor in Rock Island, Illinois

Choose a career that matters with UnityPoint Health. Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve. Trinity is a family of four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline Illinois, and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa. We are always looking for dynamic and talented individuals to join our team. You'll find opportunities for every sized dream.

The Laboratory Specimen Processor is responsible for the operation, organization of the Central Collection department and for carrying out the philosophy and objectives established by the Board of Directors and the Management Team. Foremost among these responsibilities are strictly adhering to detail in the performance of laboratory procedures, solving practical problems, resolving conflict, and implementing constructive change.

The Laboratory Specimen Processor is responsible for providing timely and effective services to all customers of the Laboratory, assuring that the professional and technical process is carried out. Customers include all age groups of patients, from neonates to geriatrics. The Specimen Processor works cooperatively with the Laboratory Supervisors to identify additional duties or change of duties that would enhance the Laboratory operation.

Education: High School Graduate or equivalent.

Qualifications/Experience: Must possess excellent communication skills. Must read, write, and speak fluent English.

Special Skills/Knowledge: Familiarity with medical terminology desirable.

Mental and Cognitive Traits Required: Must be able to understand written, visual and other sensory stimuli. Must be able to cope effectively with stressful situations and time constraints. Must be able to logically solve problems and follow written and verbal instructions.

Behavior Demands: Must be able to work well with all customers and co-workers. Must demonstrate a cooperative, courteous and dependable working performance. Must possess high integrity and maintain confidentiality at all times.

Physical Demands:

Sit, walk, stand: Spends approximately 95% of working time standing/walking.

Lift, carry, push, pull: Generally not more than 25 lbs. of force is needed to lift, carry, push, or pull objects.

Bend, stoop, kneel, reach: Frequent bending, stooping, kneeling and reaching.

Manual dexterity/wrist and hand repetitions: Good manual and finger dexterity is needed. Up to 10% of working time will be spent using a computer keyboard.

Vision/hearing/speaking: Must have good visual acuity, with the use of corrective lens, as necessary, to perform phlebotomy procedures; speaking and hearing are essential to the communication needs of the position.

Environmental Conditions: May be subjected to noise and disagreeable odors. Universal precautions must be followed when working in any clinical area; workers are exposed to biologic and chemical hazards and must use appropriate personal protective equipment as trained. Work is performed in a well- lighted, temperature-controlled, and humidity-controlled environment.

Requisition ID: 2018-45412

Street: 2701 17th St

Name: 6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity

Name: Laboratory- RI

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Full time variable day/evenings with occasional weekends

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org