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Non-Certified Phlebotomist

CHI St Alexius Bismarck Bismarck, North Dakota

The posted compensation range of $16.29 - $21.79 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-323524 Employment Type Full Time Department Clinical Laboratory Support Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 0500-1700 varies start times Remote No Category Laboratory

Since 1885, CHI St. Alexius Health has been dedicated to leading health care in this region by enriching the lives of patients through the highest quality of care. We seek to continue our tradition of success and innovation with individuals dedicated to delivering the highest level of expertise and quality. Together we can continue to grow and support the legacy of CHI St. Alexius Health for many years to come.

CHI St. Alexius Health is a regional health network with a tertiary hospital in Bismarck, the system also consists of critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Carrington, Dickinson, Devils Lake, Garrison, Turtle Lake, Washburn and Williston and numerous clinics and outpatient services.  CHI St. Alexius Health manages four CAHs in North Dakota - Elgin, Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in Mobridge, S.D. CHI St. Alexius Health offers a comprehensive line of inpatient and outpatient medical services, including: a Level II Trauma Center, primary and specialty physician clinics, home health and hospice services, durable medical equipment services, a fitness and human performance center and ancillary services throughout western and central North Dakota.

CHI St. Alexius Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care.



Job Summary / Purpose

Uses learned skills to properly identify patients, efficiently collect samples and properly identify specimens for laboratory testing, including non-blood specimens.  Able to utilize the lab computer system, a lab PDA and printer.  Assures service excellence to all our customers is the highest priority.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  • Performs patient identification correctly per hospital policies and procedures.
  • Performs specimen identification and collection per lab policies and procedures.
  • Performs Phlebotomy procedures/steps correctly per lab policies and procedures.
  • Performs Point of Care testing correctly.
  • Participates as a team player and exhibits teamwork.
  • Performs order entry duties.
  • Ensures that all work areas are cleaned and maintained.
  • Understands and performs all aspects of the Charge Phlebotomist position.
  • Restocks supplies as needed.
  • Performs urine drug testing correctly.
  • Verifies POC INR results in SoftLab.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Education: High school graduate. Advance coursework preferred.  

Ability to use computers, printers, and a PDA with proper training.

Ability to communicate with patients in order to explain necessary procedures and answer phlebotomy related questions.

Ability to handle heavy workload while remaining calm and pleasant.

Ability to communicate with hospital staff regarding phlebotomy related procedures.

Able to multitask.

Ability to answer phone calls with proper etiquette.

Ability to utilize hospital email program and respond appropriately in a timely manner.

Ability to demonstrate positive behavior while interacting with patients, coworkers, physicians, visitors, supervisors, and all other hospital personnel.

Able to identify and distinguish color.

Physical work level of light/medium:  Involves a maximum physical effort requirement of 35 pounds full material handling.

Physical work level of medium:  Involves a 50 pound work level knee to waist lift.

Able to demonstrate the ability to bend, reach, and function in an awkward position, to accommodate drawing blood from an immobilized patient over a 4-12 hour shift.

Able to move about the hospital pushing a phlebotomy cart and tray with supplies and POCT devices available to draw and test patients.

Rotates work assignments and scheduled hours as required, including nights.

Takes on call assignments as scheduled.

Works under the condition that there is potential exposure to mechanical, chemical, electrical, and infectious environmental hazards associated with medical center operations.


While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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