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Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2024-21376

Position Summary

All Shifts Available Shift

The function of this position is to perform basic phlebotomy and laboratory assistant duties. A variety of tasks fall within this classification such as blood collection from patients of all ages, collection of body fluid specimens (i.e. urine) and cultures and other functions within the department under the supervision of a medical technologist. 

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Accurately identify and obtain blood specimens from inpatients/outpatients of all ages, employees, etc. as requested by authorized personnel (i.e. physicians, residents, employee health nurse) using the correct technique and appropriate equipment. Verifies accuracy of computer generated orders. Resolves any discrepancies prior to drawing the patient. Ensure specimen integrity by adhering to appropriate laboratory collection protocols. (i.e. checking for IV’s, fistulas, etc). Initial, date, and record time blood was collected on all laboratory requisition forms or specimens.
  1. Assists with retrieving blood from tube station, central collecting blood in computer system, stocking of phlebotomy supplies, etc.
  1. Monitor daily phlebotomy actions by the use of various computer programs and logs. (i.e. Collection Inquiry, Phlebotomy Dispatch Log, will call board, etc).
  1. Maintains phlebotomy area and carts in a neat and clean manner, well stocked with supplies.

Required Experience


High School graduate or equivalent required.


ASCP Phlebotomy Certification or equivalent preferred.


Phlebotomy experience preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Manual dexterity is essential.
  • Ability to accurately follow directions and perform specific functions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with hospitalized patients and outpatients.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with hospital and lab staff.
  • Knowledge of use of proper personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Moderate physical effort.
  • May be exposed to potentially infectious diseases.
Decatur, IL

Jessica Brown


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