Operations Tech - CV Prep Recovery

Allina Health

Allina Health

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

August 31, 2023


31005009 AHMHI CV Prep Recovery MPLS


Day/Evening (United States of America)

Shift Length:

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:

SEIU-5-Abbott Northwestern Technical

Weekend Rotation:


Job Summary:

The Operations Technician performs technical and direct patient care tasks as designated by the Registered Nurse (RN). This includes but is not limited to the following: specimen collection, 12 lead EKG testing, sheath pulls and the collection of vital signs.

Key Position Details:

  • 1.0 FTE
  • 8 hr shifts
  • Day/eve & call rotation
  • SEIU contract
  • Benefit eligible

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Patient Care Duties
    • Specimen Collection - responsible for accurate and thorough collection, handling, documentation and proper dispatch of specimens collected.
    • Obtain and transmit 12 lead EKG tracings.
    • Point of Care Testing (medical diagnostic testing at or near the point of care).
    • Sheath pulls.
    • CMC monitoring.
    • Collects vital signs, height/weight and other patient information.
    • Transports patients.
  • Documentation
    • Documentation of patient results as required (ie. baths, I/O's (inputs/outputs), glucose results, weights, vitals ect.).
  • Contributes to an environment that is safe for patients, visitors and employees
    • Protects patient, self and others from injury during transfers, lifts and transports by using proper equipment and body mechanics.
    • Reports environmental risks or equipment malfunctions to supervisor.
    • Uses equipment following policies, procedures and manufacturer directions or standards.
    • May handle hazardous waste (identifies, segregates, and disposes of hazardous waste; ensures container integrity; knows emergency response procedures to spills, fires, and evacuation procedures).
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Associate's or Vocational degree preferred
  • 2 to 5 years of Operations Technician experience (direct patient care assistance, phlebotomy, and EKG Tech) in a Hospital Setting preferred or
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in phlebotomy, 12 lead EKG, POCT (point of care testing) preferred or
  • Completion of one (1) semester of clinical rotations within an accredited nursing program required or
  • Emergency Medical Tech - MN Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board required EMT Certification or
  • Medical Laboratory Technician - American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP BOC) required MLT Certification or
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) - American Association of Medical Assistants required Medical Assistant Certification
  • Phlebotomy Certification preferred
  • Medical Terminology preferred

Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking: Uses basic logic and common sense to arrive at solutions.
  • Communication Skills: Able to communicate well in straight-forward situations.
  • Company Knowledge: Understands his/her own job and how the role interacts with his/her team.

Physical Demands
Medium Work:
Lifting weight Up to 50 lbs. occasionally, Up to 25 lbs. frequently