Phlebotomy Services Technician:
Centura Health

Centura Health
Westminster Colorado

Located in the north Denver suburb of Westminster, St. Anthony North (SAN) is a full-service, acute-care community hospital. Since 1971, this Level III trauma-designated hospital has provided 24-hour emergency care and operates one of busiest EDs in the Denver Metro Area. St. Anthony North is comprised of a 350,000 square foot health campus and a neighborhood health center at the legacy campus.  St. Anthony North Health Campus includes 60,000 square feet of integrated primary and specialty physician clinics, community health and wellness services, a women’s center with labor/delivery suites, 100-inpatient beds and an outpatient diagnostic center with lab and imaging services.  The St. Anthony North 84th Neighborhood Health Center is comprised of a free-standing emergency department, Family Medicine Clinic and Crisis Behavioral Health Services.  For more information about St. Anthony North Hospital, visit:

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 123882

Recruiter Contact: Amy Donnelly [email protected]

Clinic/Department: 0266 CLS SAN SPECIMEN MGMT 


Schedule: This is a Full-Time position requiring 40 hours per week

Shift: Days

Position Summary

The Phlebotomy Services Tech is responsible for collection and processing of blood samples and other specimens as defined by site. Provides a high level of customer service for lab inquiries, test requirements, and other laboratory information.

Minimum Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Completion of a phlebotomy program preferred

  • Minimum Experience Requirements

  • 6 months Phlebotomy work experience preferred

  • License/Certifications

  • Phlebotomy certification preferred

Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )

  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment.*

  • Follows laboratory, hospital, and regulatory agency policies, procedures, and guidelines.*

  • Performs venous, capillary, urine drug screen, swab collection or other specimen collection as defined by site.*

  • Ensures quality collection of specimens including appropriate sample container, sample volume, collection priority, and sample identification.*

  • Provides accurate collection information to care givers and patients.*

  • Resolves unusual test orders by following up with care giver, reference lab, pathology, referring to lab leadership when appropriate.*

  • Consistently complies and reviews LIS reports to ensure all samples are collected and processed in appropriate time frame.*

  • Ensures appropriate collections supplies are utilized, stocked and are within expiration date.*

  • Actively participates in new associate and student training and orientation.*

  • Participates in shift to shift communication to ensure continuity of laboratory operations and patient care.*

  • May be required to participate in laboratory and/or hospital projects, teams, or committees.*

  • Attends department, laboratory, and hospital meetings and forums.*

  • Acknowledges receipt of blood in laboratory information system.*

  • Receives specimens, assesses priority, assures appropriate specimen identification and appropriate specimen type. May include ordering and processing of hospital registered and outreach patients.*

  • Centrifuges, aliquots, and distributes samples to appropriate testing area. May also include loading samples on to various analyzers as defined by site.*

  • Prepares samples for off-site testing to include assessing appropriate sample type, container, and temperature. Completes relates paperwork and/or computer documentation.*

  • Packages samples for courier transport of off-site testing locations.*

  • Participates in detecting and documenting occurrences that deviate from defined procedures.*

  • Acts as a steward of finances through appropriate uses of supplies, materials, and productive activities.*

  • Adheres to assigned schedule while responding to work load demands and staffing needs by maintaining flexibility.*

  • Recognizes and provides input for opportunities to improve supply management, lab workflow, and cost containment.*

  • Responds to customer inquiries for laboratory results, test requirements, and other laboratory information.*

  • Accesses patient test results and determines the status of patient testing using the laboratory information system as requested.*

  • Consistently monitors Centura email account and provides timely response and actions when appropriate.*

  • Maintains inter- and intra-department relations by appropriate communication, teamwork, and cooperation.*

  • Handles and resolves customer complaints in a timely manner, referring when appropriate.*

  • Handles biometric screenings for Centura Health Wellness Program. Screenings entail performing height, weight and blood pressure tasks.

  • Performs waived and moderate complexity testing as defined by CLIA guidelines under the supervision of laboratory management.

  • Responsible for accurate and timely result reporting, including communication and documentation of critical results.

  • Demonstrates basic problem resolution skills. Refers complex problems to supervisor or technical coordinator.

Physical Requirements

  • Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently)


Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

Basic Qualifications