Company: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: November 25, 2022
MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic medical
centers in Des Moines West Des Moines Newton and Centerville and
two specialty hospitals - MercyOne Children's Hospital in Des
Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds
total) - along with more than 20 additional facilities that house
more than 50 primary care pediatric internal medicine and specialty
clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 MercyOne Central
Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines
and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more
than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000
physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a
member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a
collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health - two
of the country's foremost not-for-profit Catholic health
organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and
surrounding states. Responsibilities
- Accurately and efficiently performs venipunctures, and finger
sticks ensuring collection of proper specimens for testing and
ensuring patient safety.
- Prepares specimens for testing.
- Identifies patients/specimens using two unique patient
identifiers and accurately labels specimen containers.
- Correctly registers specimens and logs into Laboratory
Information System (LIS) appropriate to the department where
testing is to be performed as needed, or evaluates specimen
adequacy and acceptability and logs into LIS.
- Handles incoming and outgoing telephone calls utilizing good
customer service skills and knowledge of the laboratory.
- High school diploma or GED required.
- Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training
specific to population served within 3 months of hire.
- Computer skills required.
Keywords: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, Des Moines , Lab Assistant, Other , Des Moines, Iowa
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