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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Our employees are dedicated to a common goal – providing the highest quality care to our patients.  The Family Health Centers opened its doors in 1976 as part of the national Community Health Center movement dedicated to providing excellent primary and preventive health care to all, regardless of ability to pay.  We serve the working poor, the uninsured, those experiencing homelessness, refugees and immigrants, and anyone seeking affordable, high quality health care.

Job Overview

Family Health Centers is seeking Phlebotomists to provide high care to Louisville’s underserved.

Under general supervision, performs a variety of venipuncture techniques and collects blood specimens from patients in support of laboratory procedures used in diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Examples of responsibilities include:

  • Performs a variety of routine blood drawing procedures including venipuncture using standard equipment such as vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, capillary draws (finger sticks), and butterfly needles.
  • Obtains correct identifications and information for laboratory records from patients.
  • Explains procedures, allays fears, and elicits cooperation from patients.
  • Records appropriate patient information on all specimens collected.
  • Processes Patient ID labels to use on lab report forms.
  • Processes patient specimens to be sent to Reference Laboratory.  This includes centrifuging specimens and transferring patients’ specimens to a different type of tube, and proper labeling of patients’ specimens.
  • Adheres to Universal Precautions when performing duties.
  • Performs job-related duties as required.

Job Requirements

  • High school graduation or its equivalent.  AND
  • Must have completed Phlebotomy Training in a licensed program and have a Phlebotomy Certificate (ASCP) or be eligible to take the exam. or
  • Must have one year of work experience as a clinical lab phlebotomist.

Benefits

Family Health Centers is a family friendly work environment. Unlike other health care systems, there are no night shifts, Sunday or holiday hours you must work.  FHC also provides rich benefits to our employees; the employee benefit package at FHC is valued at approximately 45% of an employee’s annual salary.  In addition to health insurance, Kentucky State Retirement System, and other benefits to staff, providers receive up to 17 days of vacation in their first year of service, professional liability insurance under FTCA, and up to five days of paid leave for Continue Medical Education and support for professional expenses.

Why Work at FHC?

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