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Phlebotomy Technician- Clinical Lab- Per Diem- Variable

Company: Harlingen Medical Center
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Job Description:

Overview The Phlebotomy Technician I primarily perform skin puncture or venipuncture on patients of all ages for the purpose of obtaining a blood specimen for analysis in the clinical laboratory and is under the supervision of Laboratory Director / Manager / Supervisor. The PT I; 1) performs computer data entry, filing, telephone communication and other clerical duties, 2) possesses adequate knowledge of the terminology of tests ordered in the laboratory, 3) demonstrates good communication skills and telephone etiquette in greeting patients and other visitors in a polite and friendly manner, 4) demonstrates proper phlebotomy technique and the use of equipment in collecting specimens from newborns to geriatric patients, 5) processes microbiology, immunology, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry and blood bank specimens, 6) processes specimens for referral to reference laboratories, 7) stocks and orders routine supplies, 8) maintains the cleanliness of storage areas, trays, centrifuges, refrigerators, freezers and work areas, 9) processes or load specimens on automated laboratory instrumentation in accordance with established policy and procedures, 10) May be assist to Pick up samples at hospital/ OR, assist lab specialty in sorting out samples for analysis and put away samples, assist pathology, inventory, replenish supplies, order supplies, mail pick up/ delivery, faxing, answering phone, product deliveries, etc.. 11) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.Responsibilities Performs venipuncture and skin puncture on patients of all ages from newborn to geriatric in a safe, accurate, and timely manner.Collects and processes biological specimens for laboratory analysis according to accepted procedure and observing proper precautions with potentially hazardous substances. Reviews and documents orders for appropriateness. Includes review and verification of duplicate orders.Ensures positive patient identification, minimum two required patient identifiers, prior to performing patient draw. No misidentifications are permitted.Properly labels blood specimens drawn with Initials (PT1 identifier), date, and time of collection on each specimen tube.Completes blood draws in a timely manner, routine - within 6 minutes, difficult cases - within 15 minutes, routine capillary punctures - within 10 minutes.Processes specimens immediately upon arrival in the laboratory and distributes to the departments.Recognizes problems with specimens, attempts to correct problem and notifies appropriate personnel and supervisor. Documents process.Reviews tracking monitor on a regular basis and resolves pending drawsCompletes any draws generated 15-minutes prior to shift change.Greets outpatients and processes them promptly (within 10 minutes of patient's arrival).Accurately enters specimen information into computer. Medical record number, name, date and time must be verified with requisition with less than 2 date errors per year. No medical record number or name errors.Demonstrates the proper use of phlebotomy equipment and safety devicesKeeps the phlebotomy room and office area well organized and neat at all times. Keeps paperwork and reports out of access to visitors and patients. Follows HIPAA regulations.Maintains inventory of all trays and outpatient phlebotomy area. Each should be fully stocked prior to next shift. Keep all trays and draw area clean after use.Processes send-outs timely and accurately based on specimen and reference lab requirements. All send-out specimens collected up to 30 minutes prior to end of shift must be processed.Reviews pending reference lab reports for timely reporting.Performs microbiology culture set-up and processes specimens for referral to reference lab.Actively participates in the training and orientation of new employees and other employees learning new duties.Performs other duties as assigned, by the Lead PT-1, CLS, Lab Manager, Lab Director.Qualifications 1. High School Diploma, or equivalent, required2. Current and valid state certification as a CPT I or CPT II required.3. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.4. Minimum 1 year clinical laboratory experience preferredWe are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Keywords: Harlingen Medical Center, Harlingen , Phlebotomy Technician- Clinical Lab- Per Diem- Variable, Professions , Harlingen, Texas

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