Catholic Health Initiatives Phlebotomist (FT) in PASADENA, Texas

Phlebotomist (FT)

Description

Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services—wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women’s services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for skillful and appropriate specimen collection, by all methods, age groups, and outpatient settings. The position must record all outpatient lab orders and assist outpatient nursing services with order entry and collection of patient specimens. monitors Care Manager and LIS interface order entry for error messages, cancellations. handles routine send-out processing for reference laboratory work; assist with inpatient specimen processing and ordering if needed.

  • FTE 1330-220. Must have one (1) year phlebotomy experience.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Licensure

Required:

High School Diploma/GED

Minimum Experience

One(1) year of experience, or 6 months training in a clinical laboratory, medical clinic, hospital, or vocational school, to include phlebotomy experience or technical training as a certified Medical Assistant.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to perform all methods of phlebotomy for all age groups

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Collects blood specimens from patients of all age groups, according to section standard operating procedures, to include positive patient identification, and using proper collection technique

  2. Maintains specimen collection supplies in outpatient testing area according to laboratory policy

  3. Completes and Maintains all paperwork required for proper specimen processing in the laboratory of the outpatient testing area specimens

  4. Performs computer test order entry as needed, according to laboratory policy, to include all patient information, tests, date/time of collection, priority, and appropriate sample information

  5. Establish and maintain cooperative relationship with patients, staff, and physicians

  6. Performs daily/weekly scheduled maintenance to maintain area in clean and orderly condition; observes safety regulations and policies; Participates in all required safety in-services; reviews departmental policies annually or as needed

  7. Assigned to outpatient care area to assist nursing services with test order entry to expedite specimen collection and transport, to resolve uncollected labs through open communication with nursing and to maintain communication

  8. Proper collection, processing and handling of routine send-out specimens for reference laboratories according to specific laboratory requirements and Standard Operating Procedure

  9. Proper collection, processing and handling of routine send-out specimens for contract accounts according to their specific laboratory requirements and Standard Operating Procedure

  10. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location TEXAS-PASADENA

Daily Schedule FTE

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1800000709

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.