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Phlebotomy Tech

Phlebotomy Tech

Requisition ID 
2017-5092
# of Openings 
1
Address 
24-28 Newton Street
Job Locations 
US-MA-Southborough
Posted Date 
11/8/2017
Category 
Phlebotomy
Department 
LABORATORY
Job Code 
MS35

More information about this job

Overview

Reliant Medical Group is seeking a Phlebotomy Tech to join our exciting and innovative team. If you are looking for a career that will transform, inspire, challenge and reward you then come join us! 

 

Position: Full Time 38.75 hours per week 

Hours: 
Monday through Thursday 9:30AM - 6:00PM 

Friday 9:00am - 5:30PM

Occasional Weekends & Holidays

 

  Collects, labels, processes and distributes various types of biological specimens by venipuncture and capillary for laboratory testing from patients of all ages following standard procedures.  Performs electrocardiography and CLIA waived and or moderate testing, including urinalysis, pregnancy, glucose, INR, and manual hematology. May perform bleeding time testing, therapeutic phlebotomy and application of Holter Monitors at specific sites and related duties.

 

Responsibilities

  • Collects blood samples using vacuum tube, standard safety collection needle, syringe, and micro-collection techniques.
  • Enters data and maintains established inventory of phlebotomy supplies and equipment.  Prepares, processes, labels and stores specimens according to specimen integrity protocols for subsequent analysis by Clinical Laboratory staff at designated reference lab or others. Provides technical guidance to interns assigned to work site. 
  • Instructs patients in urine, stool, and other specimen collection procedures performed by the patient.
  • Verifies patient’s identification and obtains specimens for diagnostic testing.  Ensures specimen tube(s) labeled correctly.  Maintains proper sterile and aseptic techniques and required sterile field.  Sets up sterile trays according to each procedure. 
  • Ensures specimen integrity is not compromised during the pre-analytical phase by applying knowledge of tube additives, temperature requirements, and transport requirements. 
  • Performs waived or moderate testing procedures and associated quality control.  Reports results to provider or others.  Follows repeat/verification and validation procedure as applicable. 
  • Performs EKGs following standard procedures.  Transmits tracings to the computer based system.  Identifies potential abnormal tracing findings and reports to provider or others. 
  • Stocks and rotates supplies following standard procedures. Checks supplies and maintains draw stations at established par levels. Ensures that expiration dates on tubes and reagents and are monitored and adhered to.  Communicates low stock level to designated staff. 
  • Follows emergency procedures and protocols such as Code Blue, Nurse Call, etc. Responds to Code Blue with EKG cart and performs tracing as needed. 
  • Performs front desk duties and general clerical duties utilizing fax machine, copy machine. Answers phone calls and directs messages, verifies demographic, insurance information, etc. 
  • Maintains required activity logs as required by DPH or other regulatory agencies. Records specimen refrigerator and freezer temperatures as required. 
  • Triages stat, same day and routine patients and specimens following established protocols. 
  • Maintains biohazardous waste disposal manifest for all departments at site and produces manifest documents to DPH inspector or others as required. 
  • Complies with health and safety requirements and with regulatory agencies such as DPH, etc. 
  • Complies with established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives. 
  • Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, seminars, etc.  
  • Attends a variety of meetings, conferences, and seminars as required or directed. 
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed including accepting assignment at alternate site and/or shift. 
  • Regular, reliable and predicable attendance is required.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma. 

 

  • Graduate of an approved phlebotomy course and internship. 

 

  • Phlebotomy certification or eligible from an approved certification board required. 

 

  • CPR certification required. 

 

  • Knowledge of EKG procedures. 

 

  • Up to and including one year phlebotomy, POCT, EKG and holter monitor experience. 

 

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. 

 

  • Knowledge of Federal, State and CLIA requirements. 

 

  • Knowledge of a variety of software products such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.

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