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Certified Phlebotomy Technician - Lab (ELCCC)

Company: Eisenhower Medical Center
Location: Rancho Mirage
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
  • The position is responsible for phlebotomy, clerking, specimen processing/handling, maintaining supplies, and interdepartmental Communication.

  • Reports to
  • Assigned Supervisor

  • Supervises
  • N/A

  • Ages of Patients
  • Adolescent

  • Adult

  • Geriatric

  • Blood Borne Pathogens
  • High Potential

  • Qualifications
  • Education
  • N/A

  • Licensure/Certification
  • Required: Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

  • Preferred: CA state phlebotomy license

  • Experience
  • Preferred: 1 year experience as CPT

  • Essential Responsibilities
  • Follows procedure for Horizon Ambulatory Care "HAC" unperformed test(s)

  • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.

  • Collects specimens by venipuncture, heelstick, or fingerstick by established protocol

  • Prior to collection of specimens, asks patient to state name and date of birth to confirm identification for outpatients, and utilizes wristband identification system for inpatients

  • Orders and processes laboratory requests in accordance with established procedures to assure timely collection and reporting priorities

  • Collects and processes all necessary paperwork, assuring appropriate billing and reporting by courier, fax, or laboratory printer

  • Utilizes time productively: maintains cleanliness (including disinfecting work area), reorders and restocks supplies, assists co-workers with tasks

  • Demonstrates proficiency on Laboratory equipment (Pneumatic Tube System, computers, centrifuge, fax, copier, printers)

  • Complies with hospital and Laboratory safety policies and procedures

  • Complies with all State and federal regulations

  • Demonstrates ability to process body fluids correctly.

  • Follows established procedures for contract registration.

  • Demonstrates ability to process remote collection specimens.

  • Demonstrates ability to process and order body fluids correctly.

  • Pulls daily collection pending report.

  • Researches specimen problems w/ resolution and appropriate documentation.

  • Performs other duties as necessary

  • Follows procedure for Horizon Ambulatory Care "HAC" unperformed test(s)

  • Follows quality check for all specimens to ensure accuracy.

  • Works closely with ordering nurses, physicians and EMC Infection Control to ensure that ambiguous or unusual test requests are handled appropriately.

  • Follows established procedure for medical necessity checking &/or Quick Registration.

  • Answers telephone & responds to questions or directs calls to appropriate individual.

Keywords: Eisenhower Medical Center, Palm Springs , Certified Phlebotomy Technician - Lab (ELCCC), Other , Rancho Mirage, California

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