Job Posting: Lab: Phlebotomy Educator
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Shift: Monday - Friday (Shift varies)
Job Number: JO-2203-45801
Date Posted: 3/30/2022
Categories: Licensed Nurses
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.
Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.
The role of the Phlebotomy Educator reports to the Directory of Laboratory. This position is responsible for designing and creating education that meets the standards of service within the department and providing initial and ongoing training for staff members. This position must support and actively promote the mission, vision, and values of Washington Regional Medical Center. This position will spend 80% of the time standing and/or walking short distances and 20% of the time sitting while performing repetitive motions as normally required with office work. This position has exposure to communicable and diseases and body fluids.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Actively participate within the Laboratory leadership team to provide education strategies
Design and create curriculum and education programs within the Laboratory department in order to support and maintain patient care standards
Create and implement training that enhances and standardizes workflow expectations within the department focusing on safety, quality, effectiveness, and efficiency
Assesses quality of care and services provided and develops education improvement plans, as necessary
Ensures timely completion of initial and ongoing mandatory education
Designs education services by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines in partnership with Laboratory leadership team
Ability to work one-on-one and in group settings to educate staff
Develop a collaborative working relationship between Laboratory department and other system departments in order to monitor and improve on quality, timeliness, services and communication standards through education
Ensure current policies and procedures and any changes are clearly communicated to staff and education is updated as needed
Educate employees on departmental goals and objectives encouraging an engaged, positive staff dynamic
Demonstrates an understanding of and supports the philosophy of patient-centered care
Remains available to all staff, seeking opportunities to become actively involved, lend support, address problems, and suggest areas of improvement
Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing or phlebotomy program
Licensure and Certifications: Phlebotomy certification or LPN license, required.
Experience: Minimum 1-year hospital experience in an LPN or Phlebotomist role, required.
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