Providence Health & Services Phlebotomist 2 (On-Call) in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Phlebotomist 2 (0.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable Shift) to Providence Portland Medical Center, OR.

**This role will mostly provide coverage for our early am shifts (0300-1100) with the expectation to every once in a while be able covering graveyard shifts as well (2500-0530). Both shifts come with a shift differential. This team is a great fit for phlebotomists who are looking to grow in their role and get more processing experience in the labs.

In this position, you will:

  • Be responsible for the accurate and timely pre-analytical functions of patient identification, blood and body fluid specimen collection and specimen labeling.

  • Provide support to multiple regional laboratory personnel.

  • Be integral to maintaining the integrity of patient specimens in order to provide accurate and timely patient care.

  • Excellent communication, Service Excellence, and good judgment that meets or exceeds the expectations of patients, visitors, physicians and Providence Health System staff.

  • Possess astute attention to detail in accurately identifying patients, appropriate specimen collection tools and preserving the integrity of the specimen.

  • Be competent in the assessment, treatment or care of patients of all ages including neonate, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric.

  • Be competent in the interpretation of a patient's behavior, including an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process.

  • Facilitate individualized treatment of patients by understanding the development needs and scope of treatment needs for each patient.

  • Possess knowledge of patient registration, order entry, specimen processing and the appropriate handling and/or disbursement of laboratory data and patient results as needed.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of and competency with numerous regulatory body compliance and safety regulations.

  • Have job complexity that is evidenced by the performance of multiple tasks, use of various computer applications and requires the ability to think independently and make decisions in a fast-paced environment.

  • Understand Providence Health & Services and the Portland Service Area Laboratory goals and strategies.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of phlebotomy related experience and Certification / Registry (PBT, etc.) from a government agency or nationally recognized organization (eg. American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA) -or- 3 years of phlebotomy related experience

  • Successful completion of a nationally accredited phlebotomy or medical assistant training program

  • Demonstrated outstanding Service Excellence

  • Proven reliability and dependability

  • Demonstrated computer proficiency

  • Knowledge of specimen handling and collection requirements, general laboratory workflow and basic medical terminology

**Note : Industry related experience must be from an equivalent high volume, acute care laboratory performing high complexity testing

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification or Registry (PBT, etc.) from a government agency or nationally recognized organization (eg. ASCP, NCA)

  • Registrar experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 155410