• Phlebotomist / Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT/PBT)

    Job ID
    2018-2078
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Grand Prairie
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(10/11/2018 9:17 AM)
    Category
    Laboratory
  • Overview

    Job Summary:

     

    The Phlebotomy Technician (CPT/PBT) is responsible for performing venipuncture, participating in other laboratory specimen collections, performing various laboratory tests and operations to ensure proper function of the laboratory. Maintain certification standards for state licensures and accredited institutions.  Saturday & Sunday 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM

     

    Report To:  Laboratory Supervisor

    Responsibilities

    Job Duties:

    • Prepare and complete necessary laboratory operations in ensure daily functioning & completion of normal assignments
    • Perform laboratory procedures according to lab policies and standard operating procedures
    • Maintain and troubleshoot laboratory equipment
    • Perform blood draws competently and efficiently with causing as little patient discomfort as possible
    • Develop, prepare, and maintain log entries, documentation records, patient notes, requisitions, and perform general clerical work
    • Accurately register client samples, order tests and cancel/add tests as required
    • Prioritize test orders by STAT, routine or other and alert laboratory staff as needed
    • Maintain adequate supplies for phlebotomy procedures & alert supervisorial staff for orders to ensure no interruption in normal functions
    • Exhibit proactive practices in effort to prevent accidents; maintains a safe, neat, and clean environment for patients, visitors, and staff
    • Demonstrate team efforts, such as helping others when needed, and provides supportive feedback to team
    • Ability to work autonomously with minimum supervision
    • Participate in educational opportunities from staff training, in-services, professional development practices such as maintaining personal networks, reading professional publications and meeting required Continuing Education (CE) thresholds for recertification
    • Assist CLIA-waived Laboratory Supervisor in processing, accessioning and shipping of patient samples to Addiction Labs of America (ALA)
    • Assist in lab development projects of monthly goals – provide feedback on shared projects to bolster efficiency of lab operations and collections in facility
    • Perform and record quality control as required by manufacturer’s instructions and department protocol
    • Collect therapeutic drug-monitoring assays by collaborating with nursing personnel to ensure appropriate drug dose to collection time
    • Document and report adverse events during the work day, including patient interactions

    Qualifications

    Job Requirements:

    • Minimum High School Diploma or GED required.
    • Completion of national exam to receive licensure as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT/PBT). This licensure verifies you have demonstrated the ability of all procedures and possesses knowledge of all facets in phlebotomy.
    • Licensure must be up to date and current at time of first day.
    • Exceptional bedside manner while handling patients.
    • Ability to perform aseptic technique, universal precautions, while following department procedures and facility policies.
    • Adherence to state and federal regulations within the scope of practice of professional services in a subacute healthcare setting.
    • Maintain safe, secure and healthy work environment by following facility standards and practice; complying with legal regulations.
    • Ability to troubleshoot unusual test orders, lab collections or defective lab equipment.
    • Knowledge and experience in adhering to state and federal laboratory regulations.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • If in personal recovery, a minimum of 2 years clean and sober.

    AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.

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