Trident USA Health Services
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Under general supervision, collects blood samples from patients for laboratory tests and
transports samples to lab or drop-off site.
Essential Position Duties
¨ Follows established phlebotomy procedures for obtaining blood samples from patients.
¨ Properly identifies patients prior to servicing.
¨ Ensures that specimens are properly identified, in proper tube and accompanied by a completed requisition prior to sending to main lab.
¨ Plans, organizes and coordinates schedule with attention to priority of patient.
¨ Completes written logs, time sheets, and other required records in a neat and accurate manner.
¨ Maintains all equipment in good working order and reports problems immediately to supervisor.
¨ When on call, answers pages within established guidelines and is ready and available to work.
¨ Notifies dispatch of availability for further assignments.
¨ Performs all duties in compliance with established safety and OSHA guidelines.
¨ Notifies supervisor of any post exposures or accidents within established guidelines.
¨ Communicates with patients with compassion, respect, dignity and privacy at all times.
¨ Identifies and pursues self improvement needs.
¨ Performs other duties, including cleaning of company vehicles, as assigned
¨ Complies with applicable legal requirements, standards, and procedures including, but not limited to, those within the Compliance Process, Code of Conduct, HIPAA and Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA).
¨ Participates in required orientation, Compliance and HIPAA training programs.
¨ Cooperates with monitoring and audit functions and investigations.
¨ Participates, as requested, in process improvement responsibilities.
Core Competencies/Skill Sets
¨ Knowledge of medical laboratory operations.
¨ Proficient in phlebotomy procedures, techniques, including venipuncture, tourniquet application/removal, and decontamination of the puncture site.
¨ Ability to obtain blood specimens from patients under a variety of patient conditions.
¨ Ability to accurately record information concerning specimens.
¨ Proficient in written/verbal skills in the English language.
¨ Ability to understand and follow written and oral physician orders.
¨ Ability to maintain effective working relationships with clients, patients, and the general public.
¨ Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
¨ Ability to take directions and conduct self in a professional manner.
Professional Experience/Educational Requirements
¨ High School diploma.
¨ Completion of an accredited phlebotomy training program, or adequate phlebotomy experience.
¨ Six months minimum experience in phlebotomy with emphasis in acute hospital, dialysis, pediatrics, or geriatrics.
¨ Demonstrates clean driving record within existing company policy.
¨ Demonstrates current proof of auto insurance coverage.
¨ Valid driver’s license.