Phlebotomist F/T Day
Company: Prisma Health
Posted on: March 15, 2023
Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.Job
SummaryCollects specimens from patients and assumes responsibility
for the safety and comfort of patients, following established
standards and practices. Accessions samples into computer system
for accurate testing and billing and obtains signed documents as
needed. Reviews outstanding workload reports. Performs Point of
Care testing and sample processing if assigned.Accountabilities
- Uses correct technique, policy, and protocol in collection and
process of all specimens. Verifies identification of patient and
specimen. Properly labels specimens with required information. Uses
correct alternate patient identification procedures if hospital
armband is not available (outpatient, use of Typenex bracelets,
- Inputs and assesses information via the hospital and laboratory
computer systems accurately and timely. Reviews collection lists,
unreceived lists, tracking logs, and telephone log for completion
of work. Takes appropriate action as needed. Instructs patients on
preparation or collection for tests ordered and distributes
collection containers when necessary. Organizes and prioritizes
tasks and uses time efficiently. 10%
- Follows safety procedures and responds correctly and
immediately to safety violations and safety drills. Reports and
documents immediately personal exposure to hazardous or infectious
situations. Uses available PPE and safety equipment when needed;
disinfects equipment as required. Assures patient safety is
maintained throughout collection/procedure and knows notification
process if patient has adverse reaction. Obeys all patient
precautions at bedside or noted on order. 10%
- Processes specimens for testing including identifying, sorting,
aliquoting, centrifuging, and labeling specimens appropriately.
Assures proper storage and retention of all specimens for their
designated time. Packages and prepares specimens for transport
while maintaining appropriate specimen temperature for stability.
- Restocks an item in use, assuring its availability to the next
person/shift. Maintains work area in a clean, orderly manner.
Monitors expiration dates of all supplies and reagents and follows
established protocol. Participates in work unit action plans and
supports department based goals. Supports customer service, quality
and financial initiatives in a positive and productive manner.
- Communicates with patients and guests in a timely and courteous
manner. Uses positive interpersonal skills in all patient /customer
interactions. Receives incoming calls, documents incoming requests
for blood collection or other information, and coordinates
collections as needed. Communicates pertinent information to other
team members using approved communication methods. 10%
- Performs account registrations and orders tests in multiple
laboratory systems in a timely manner. Collects appropriate
consents for preauthorizations and Advanced Beneficiary Notice as
required. Completes clerical duties such as scanning of all
relative patient data and tracking monthly workload performance.
Records orders for lab tests and accurately provides appropriate
reports to proper personnel according to compliance regulations.
Communicates with and faxes information to physician offices
concerning orders or billing information. Dispatches or arranges
couriers for pickup. Floats to multiple client locations and
patient sevice centers.10%
- Performs POC testing accurately if assigned, using established
protocol and QC. Notifies appropriate caregiver of critical values.
- Instructs new employees and students in procedure, technique
and theory as assigned and documents proficiency on checklist.
Informs appropriate person of problems noted in an individual's
training process. 10%
- Completes all required 6-month and annual competencies in
required time frame with documentation in personnel file.Completes
required training for age specific patients. Participates in
Continuing Education (CE) program annually
RequirementsHigh School diploma or equivalent OR post-high school
diploma / highest degree earned3 Month training in phlebotomy
CertificationIn Lieu OfIn Lieu of the education and experience
requirements noted above, previous phlebotomy experience or
training in formal programs which include phlebotomy are qualified
as candidates.Required Certifications, Registrations,
LicensesN/ARequired Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesKnowledge of
general phlebotomy equipmentInterpersonal and Communication
skillsPrevious experience if no formal trainingBasic computer
skillsKnowledge of office equipment (fax/copier)Proficient computer
skills (word processing, spreadsheets, database)Data
entrytelephoneproof-read documentsWork ShiftDay (United States of
America)LocationPatewood Outpt Ctr/Med OfficesFacility2486 Pelham
Family MedicineDepartment24861000 Pelham Family Medicine-Practice
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