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Phlebotomist Non Certified PRN in Calhoun, GA at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Calhoun, GA
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    6/10/2019
  • Job ID:
    19002106
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Gordon and Murray

Job Description


Description

Phlebotomist 1 PRN Days AdventHealth Gordon

The hospital address is: 1035 Red Bud Rd Calhoun, GA 30701

 

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon

Five-star Rating, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Top 100 Community Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review

Top 100 Rural Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review

Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains

Co-workers that feel like family

What You will Be Responsible For:
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • 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 answering the phone, transferring calls, faxing, printing, filing, cleaning, and organizing
  • Accountability to learn and implement processes that improves laboratory standards.
  • Has written and oral communication skills adequate to comprehend technical material and communicate with medical professionals including but not limited to nurses, physicians, and reference laboratories.
  • Ability to communicate with patients of all ages from neonatal to geriatric.  Use appropriate equipment for specimen collections.
  • Ability to emotionally and physically handle high volumes of stress and workload.
  • Use universal precautions and PPE deemed appropriate at all times when performing laboratory procedures.
  • Ability to locate an appropriate venipuncture site and obtain blood on > 95% of patients with 1 venipuncture
  • Ability to obtain blood from antecubital sites as well a finger sticks, heel sticks, and the ability to stick in the arms, hands, legs and feet as medically necessary for testing. 
  • Ability to understand and collects specimens other than blood such as but not limited to cultures, urine, nasal swabs and throat swabs.
  • Ability to draw > 95% of patients within 5-10 minutes.
  • Ability to correctly identify a patient, collect and label specimens at the bedside or patient area according to JCAHO guidelines.
  • Ability to communicate with technical staff to verify testing required by physicians. 
  • Ability to understand hospital information systems (HIS) and laboratory information systems (LIS) and utilize the systems to process samples for in house testing and reference laboratory testing. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot any test in question with an appropriate outcome and documentation.  
  • Utilize LIS reports and maintenance function to ensure patient testing is ordered, performed and resulted within a timely manner.
  • Utilize the LIS for documentation and reporting of results.
  • Ability to utilize the internet and intranet to obtain information such as specimen collection requirements for samples being sent to a reference lab.
  • Ability to order supplies within the set guidelines to manage inventory and supplies used within the phlebotomy department.  
  • Mentor and train new employees.
  • Required to learn registration, including the entering of patient demographics, insurance information and ordering of tests.
  • Understand laboratory protocol and route sample efficiently to the appropriate department.
Qualifications
What you will need:


Previous phlebotomy experience required.

Computers, telephone, fax, copier, printers, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, blood bank and microbiology analyzers, glucometers, incubators, environmental hood, monitored refrigerators and freezers, centrifuges, phlebotomy chairs and supplies.

Excellent verbal, written and clerical skills

High School graduate or equivalent


Job Summary:

Under the immediate supervision of the Medical Technician, Medical Technologist, Assistant Manager and the Director of Laboratory services, the Phlebotomist collects clinical specimens from patients of all age populations in such a manner as to ensure accurate clinical testing.  Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to the patient population being served.  Understands lab tests and procedures and is proficient on LIS.  Answers phone and provides assistance or directs calls as required.  Maintains inventory of phlebotomy supplies. 


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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