Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX76549
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
You Will Be Responsible For:
Collects blood specimens through venipuncture and skin puncture practices
Prepares blood samples for laboratory analysis
Sends specimens to reference laboratories for additional testing, as necessary
Registration of patients, interprets and orders physicians test requests
Identifies and bands patients for blood product transfusion
Ensures pre-authorization and completes appropriate consent forms prior to collection of limited coverage tests
Maintains proper documentation, including accessioning logs, equipment records, and checklists
Maintains adequate supply inventories and ensures supplies are viable prior to use for patient collection
Performs other duties as assigned
What You Will Need:
Ability to draw and collect blood samples from patients, verify records, and prepare specimens for laboratory analyses
Up-to-date knowledge of blood collector equipment, anticoagulants, special precautions, and interferences
Ability to implement aseptic technique principles
Up-to-date knowledge of anatomy, physiology, infection control, specimen processing, medical terminology, anatomic terminology, first aid, and safety practices
Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
High School Education or equivalent
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification if required by facility
Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience preferred
One year of technical experience preferred
Phlebotomy certification or equivalent preferred
Collects and processes blood specimens from patients, while adhering to safety policies and compliance procedures.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.