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Phlebotomist – Per Diem Laboratory

Job Summary:

Activities include, but are not limited to, the collection of biological specimens for the purpose of performing laboratory procedures and assisting laboratory technologists in sample processing and other responsibilities.

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Consistently obtains optimal quality specimens from inpatients and outpatients.
  2. Responds promptly to computer orders and telephone requests
  3. Answers doorbell promptly and in a courteous manner
  4. Identifies patients properly and demonstrates outstanding customer service skills
  5. Explains the procedure to the patient and answers questions appropriately
  6. Orders the correct tests as indicated on the Medical Provider’s requisition
  7. Responds promptly to STAT and URGENT requests
  8. Completes draw with one needle stick to obtain sufficient quantity of specimen greater than 95% of the time
  9. Collects specimens other than blood samples, such as nasal and nasopharyngeal swabs, for testing
  10. Demonstrates competency in non-waved testing such as Rapid Strep testing and BHCG testing on urines
  11. Demonstrates competency in urine dipstick testing and setting up urine cultures
  12. Labels all tubes correctly and completely
  13. Demonstrates competency in specimen processing for samples dropped off by satellite facilities
  14. Follows Universal Precautions
  15. Maintains appropriate inventory of phlebotomy supplies
  16. Notifies Primary Charge of the need to address patient questions or concerns related to Billing/Financial Services while to patient is still present in the lab
  17. Demonstrates competency in utilizing CPSI for patient registration, order entry, medical necessity verification, result entry and result retrieval
  18. Performs other tasks such as preparing collection kits, agar plate kits, disposing of outdated samples and scanning as necessary
  19. Performs daily temperature readings and logging of temperatures on temperature sheets

Other Responsibilities:

  1. Meets the identified organizational requirements and work habits while at the same time, promotes a collaborative and cooperative work environment.
  2. Actions reflect a positive approach to work
  3. Demonstrates the ability to work with others in a team environment and build rapport with team mates
  4. Performs other work related duties as assigned
  5. Complies with local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

License Requirements:

  1. No license required
  2. Obtainment of Phlebotomy Certification required within the first 6 months of employment.
  3. CPR and basic first aid recommended
 

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