PHLEBOTOMIST OUTPATIENT

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

2 Positions Available

Under the general supervision of the Outreach Phlebotomy Manager and the Coordinator of the Outpatient Phlebotomy services within Laboratory Medicine, performs phlebotomy for patients seen at draw station locations. Also performs various office duties as necessary to support the draw station operations. Consistently interacts with patients and clients in a positive manner.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Responsible for collecting blood samples and performing electrocardiograms on patients in a safe and efficient manner, following department standards to support quality patient care.
    • 1.1 Daily stocks supplies in the blood drawing room to ensure that service to patients takes place efficiently without compromise to care.
  • 2. Performs office duties as required for the efficiency of the blood draw station.
    • 2.1 Daily files the Advanced Beneficiary notices for all Medicare patient draws according to department guidelines.
  • 3. Adheres to regulatory standards as required for an outpatient phlebotomy location.
    • 3.1 Consistently captures the ABN information on all Medicare patients.
  • 4. Participates in daily upkeep of blood draw area.
    • 4.1 Maintains cleanliness and neatness of blood draw room between each patient/client draw.
  • 5. Assists in teaching students and new employees.
    • 5.1 Assists in training new personnel using departmental training manual as reviewed by supervisory personnel.
  • 6. Consistently enters lab test orders into the Lab Medicine LIS accurately and efficiently
    • 6.1 Maintains a low ratio of errors to patients drawn.
  • 7. Processes specimens obtained or received at the draw station in order to facilitate timely specimen testing at the central laboratory.
    • 7.1 Follows established specimen handling guidelines and precautions.
  • 8. Performs all functions relating to Laboratory Medicine patient intake information
    • 8.1 Using hospital wide standards, creates MR numbers for new patients in the YNHH HIS and creates a complete registration.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduation form high school or equivalent. Phlebotomy certification strongly preferred

 

EXPERIENCE

 

A minimum of two years of current certified phlebotomy experience with both adults and pediatric patients OR successful completion of a YNHH Laboratory Medicine Phlebotomy internship.

 

LICENSURE

 

Phlebotomy Certification or equivalent.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Knowledge of Phlebotomy and medical terminology. Ability to effectively convey instructions to patients and students. Basic computer and keyboarding skills required. Ability to problem-solve and work independently.

 


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