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Outpatient Phlebotomist

Company: Enloe Medical Center
Location: Chico
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Pay Range: $ 21.94/hr - $ 24.83

The Outpatient Phlebotomist is responsible for collection of blood samples with standard venipuncture and microtainer techniques for all age groups. Performs venous and capillary blood specimen collection using established safety practices in a skillful and accurate manner. Performs finger sticks and heel sticks. Properly collects blood cultures without contamination. Receives laboratory specimens and processes samples for Laboratory testing, performs clerical and client services functions in the Laboratory; draw station sites and travel to additional sites when needed. Utilizes the Laboratory Information System (LIS) to order tests, collect specimens, locates test results, specimen processing and handling functions to ensure timeliness and accuracy of workflow and monitor pending logs regularly to provide rapid turnaround time. Follows departmental and regulatory policies for proper patient and specimen identification. Rotates in different Outpatient Draw Stations.

An Outpatient phlebotomist must work well under pressure and be sensitive to the confidentiality of protected health information. The position requires exercise of judgment under general supervision. Build collaborative professional relationships to create quality healthcare. Work independently in a professional team-oriented environment. Possess office skills such as but not limited to data entry of patient information in an accurate and timely manner, answering the phone, transferring calls, faxing, printing, filing, cleaning, and organizing. Ability to multitask and do other duties as assigned including but not limited to charge entry and charge review. Identifies and conducts problem resolution for preanalytical specimen issues.

Experience as a licensed phlebotomist or experience in a clinical laboratory
Prior experience utilizing clerical, computer, and receptionist skills

Medical terminology
Prior in phlebotomy and laboratory specimen processing

Current Phlebotomy Certificate CPT I issued by the California Department of Public Health.
Type 25 wpm (Certificate within the last 3 years required.)

The ideal candidate must be an experienced phlebotomist who can provide high-quality patient care in both direct and indirect capacities. We are seeking a healthcare professional who takes extreme pride in their work, making patients feel reassured, and well cared for, through a warm and comforting demeanor. They must be able to pay attention to detail and demonstrate strict adherence to best clinical practices. They must have confidence in their phlebotomy skills, strong work ethic, a good understanding of customer service, and be capable of using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook (Microsoft Office Suite) computer skills for a variety of support functions. Strong analytical, interpersonal, and grammatical skills are necessary to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. They must be able to follow instructions, work quickly and accurately in a fast paced environment. They must be aware of chemical hygiene protocols and handling requirements for biohazard materials. Organizational and multi-tasking skills are essential. Must be able to fulfill the essential functions of the position.

Keywords: Enloe Medical Center, Chico , Outpatient Phlebotomist, Healthcare , Chico, California

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