- Perform the assigned duties in specimen Procurement in order to assure accurate and timely collection, order entry, transport, processing, and storage of specimens.
- Customer Service: Provide total customer focus to meet the needs of every customer, internal and external, medical staff, laboratory staff, patients and families.
- Specimen Collection: Perform phlebotomy on adult, pediatric, and newborn patients. Obtain blood specimens from patients with alternate venous access devices.
- Specimen Handling: Transport, label, centrifuge, aliquot, distribute, store, and prepare laboratory specimens for testing within Pathology Department and reference laboratories.
- Computer Data Entry: Enter laboratory test orders and results into the Laboratory Information System.
- Test Analysis: Perform POC laboratory analysis and quality control.
- Safety: Comply with safety instructions and observe safe work practices.
- Communication and Teamwork: Use effective communication including written, verbal and information technology skills. Work effectively with others to accomplish goals.
- Leadership: Model professional behaviors. Serve as a resource for all medical staff.
- Functional Assistance: Assist with special projects, in-services, evaluating new equipment and techniques, monitor laboratory inventory, and other additional assigned responsibilities.
- Training: Assist Allied Health Technical Coordinator and Training Coordinator as a preceptor for training new employees.
- Quality Assurance: Participate in continued Quality initiative.
- Other assigned duties.
- High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population and team.
- Some experience with electronic computer programs is required.
- Demonstrated ability in two or more of the following categories is required:
- Proficiency in pediatric phlebotomy
- Proficiency in blood collections from vascular access devices
- Proficiency with all computer applications used in the Satellite Support area
- Proficiency with Point of Care testing and QC.
This position requires frequent standing and walking as well as lifting, positioning, pushing and /or transferring patients, candidate must have physical ability to accomplish this.
Requirement for Phlebotomist Specialist:
- A minimum of 1 year of experience in phlebotomy
Knowledge of computer applications is desirable. Reasonable knowledge of hospital policies and procedures is desirable. Certification or registration in an appropriate discipline is desirable. Indwelling and pediatric experience a plus. Port draw experience is highly desired.
This full time, 40 hour position is on the day shift, the schedule will be M-F 9-5 with one Saturday a month.
This position will be located at Briarwood Family Medicine and may float to Chelsea Family Practice.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
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