While Vail is recognized world-wide for its year-round recreational activities, Vail Health has over 900 employees and is known for being one of the region's largest employers and a cornerstone of our community.
We are home to:
Howard Head Sports Medicine, the official medical provider to the US Ski & Snowboarding Team and USA Climbing.
Shaw Cancer Center is the region's only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center
At the base of North America's number one ski mountain, Vail Health has been providing care to the local and surrounding communities since 1965.
Internationally known orthopaedic and sports therapy practices
Emergency and trauma services in three convenient locations throughout the Valley
Highly accredited regional cancer care
A birthing center that performs an average of 600 deliveries/year
Elite surgical services
Full-Time, Year-Around position, 4/10s, Days
The Laboratory Specialist performs a variety of multi-skilled clinical and support functions including specimen collection, specimen processing, report processing and distribution, phlebotomy, complex laboratory information system functions, waived testing, workflow coordination, office duties, ordering supplies, and customer support under the Director of Laboratory Services and Clinical Lab Scientists.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs variety of routine and complex phlebotomy procedures including venipuncture, finger and heel sticks, blood cultures, therapeutic phlebotomy.
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of the Cerner Millennium LIS system to include laboratory specimen processing, reporting, and ABN checking. Demonstrates knowledge of registration and billing functions applicable to lab processes.
Responsible for organizing work to meet deadlines and work under stressful conditions. Able to work independently with minimal supervision and direction.
Provide the highest level of customer service in general and relating to laboratory testing/processes to all customers (Physicians, Nurses, Technicians, Patients, Colleagues, etc.).
Coordinates and organizes front desk activities to include complete and accurate processing of specimens and orders. Able to answer questions relating to specimen collection, processing, turnaround, reference lab testing, and pricing.
Organizes and maintains lab records in accordance with regulations. Distributes reports in a timely manner.
Interacts effectively and has knowledge of processes between lab and internal and external lab clients to include infection control, occupational and employee health, contract accounts, physician offices.
Obtain DOT hazardous shipping certification and be responsible for shipping specimens to reference laboratories.
Maintains par inventory levels of supplies for specimen collection and processing areas.
Perform maintenance and cleaning of equipment used in specimen processing area to include centrifuges, copies and faxes.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
Vail Health provides attractive benefits for year-round employees and seasonal employees.
Be a part of a nonprofit that serves our friends, families and visitors.
Comprehensive health insurance (medical, dental and vision).
Five weeks or more of Paid Time Off (PTO) in year one.
5% retirement match.
Childcare reimbursement ($500 for one child, $1,000 for two or more children).
Tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
Entry-level positions start at $15 per hour and increase with experience.
End-of-season bonuses for seasonal positions.
Vail Health was named in Becker's "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare".
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Minimum 1 year phlebotomy experience or possess phlebotomy certification.
Minimum 1 year experience in a laboratory or hospital/physician office setting
Internal Number: LS
About Vail Health
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive