You belong here! At Family Health West, you're more than an employee, you're family.
When you enter our facility, you know it's Family Health West because, well, the color speaks for itself. You'll be part of a team that strives to bring color to care in a vibrant environment by creating fun, effective treatment programs helping to empower and inspire our patients while providing the tools and care they need to achieve their wellness goals.
When we say you'll do what you love, we mean it! Welcomed by open arms and warm smiles, you'll join a team that encourages professional growth. We are sure to put on our listening ears when you share new ideas and approaches to care because that's what got us to the top! You'll wear your badge proudly, knowing that you contribute each day, to providing care that is unmatched, in western Colorado.
So, what are you waiting for?! Fill out the application now, and when you hit send do a little happy dance knowing that you just made our day. If it still sounds too good to be true, come see for yourself. Call us to schedule a tour and meet your new best friends!
About Family Health West
Our roots go deep -- founded by the community in 1946, it's no wonder our hospital feels like coming home. We were built from the ground up with the hands of our own community, a labor of dedication and hope by our people, for our people, for the future.
At Family Health West we go beyond what corporate hospitals deliver, we've created a culture of prosperity where warmth, passion, and care flourishes. As we focus on continually improving outcomes for patients, our network of healthcare providers includes a 25-bed critical access hospital, one of the largest rehab providers in western Colorado, outpatient surgical services, specialty clinics, emergency services, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities.
Nestled at the base of the Colorado National Monument, Family Health West has an outdoor paradise at your back door. The community culture is fitting for outdoor lovers, bikers, hikers, or those just simply soaking in the panoramic views.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Collects blood samples ensuring proper patient identification and labeling of samples. 2. Reliable and punctual attendance is essential; expected to be at job as scheduled each scheduled day. 3. Communicate necessary information to others as appropriate. 4. Collection of blood from surrounding nursing facilities. 5. Follows hospital policies and procedures for transporting/delivering samples from offices to the laboratory. 6. Maintains strict quality control for procedures. 7. Provides age and culturally appropriate care. 8. Maintains needed equipment and supplies. 9. Orients and mentors new staff members and students. 10. Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required. 11. Along with patient collection and obtaining specimens for processing, you'll pack, ship and prepare specimens to be sent to references labs. 12. Provide additional help in other areas of the laboratory including answering phones and general customer service 13. Ability to float to Hospital, Redlands or Fruita office draw station for coverage as needed. 14. Ability to perform work that requires occasional stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, climbing, overhead lifting, Frequent standing, walking, lifting, grasping and repetitive motion, lifting up to 50 pounds. 15. Competently operate Laboratory Information System (LIS)
EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION and EXPERIENCE: 1. Education High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. 2. Licenses No Professional License required. 3. Certifications Phlebotomy Certification from an accredited agency (ex. ASCP) preferred. 4. Experience 1 year related experience required. Experienced with pediatric blood collection required. Completion of and approved phlebotomy training course (or equivalent)
WAGE RANGE: $13.23 - $18.16
Immunizations required for employment, including COVID-19.
FHW offers a full benefits package including: FOR ALL EMPLOYEES: Employee Assistance Program 403 (B) with 4% match from FHW and zero day vesting schedule FOR FULL TIME EMPLOYEES WORKING AT LEAST 30 HOURS A WEEK Medical Plan Options: I. PPO plan with copay/coinsurance and lower deductible II. High Deductible Health Plan with the option for a Health Savings Account. III. Telemedicine includes in both plan options. Dental Vision Life Insurance/ Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Disability Insurance with a Short and Long Term Option. Critical Illness and Accident Plans Cafeteria Options: Health Reimbursement/ Flex Savings / Dependent Childcare
A host of other options to include: Pet Insurance, Identity Protection, Travel protection
At Family Health West, everything we do revolves around our mission. We have been taking care of families in the lower valley community since 1946. Our people know that those entrusted to our care receive uncompromised compassion and concern. We not only care for individual physical needs, but for the overall well-being of our patients and their families. This is accomplished through our Continuum of Care.As a community-based non-profit organization, Family Health West is committed to providing a Continuum of Care enhancing our community's quality of life through professional health care and related services.