Job: Phlebotomist - Full-time

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Job Description

Wickenburg Community Hospital is a non-profit Critical Access Hospital. Established in 1926 and like the tenacious Western spirit that built Wickenburg, our Community Hospital and Clinics are committed to quality health and wellness services where the patient, family and community come first. We are committed to being the world-class health and wellness leader for all communities we serve.

Hiring a Full-time Phlebotomist for our Congress Clinic 

Skills / Requirements

Job Description

Performs venipunctures and skin punctures competently and expediently.  Has thorough knowledge of test requirements and instructs patients regarding test preparation and specimen collection.  Collects drug screens in accordance with Department of Transportation requirements for collection of regulated drug screens.

  • Review lab orders/requisitions for complete information and patient insurance to determine/verify correct lab (in-house or referral).
  • Instruct patient regarding test preparation and specimen collection
  • Complete order entry in the Lab Information System (LIS), CPSI, and/or referral facility order entry system or requisition and generate Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN) and explain to patient.
  • Verify patient identification using two identifiers at each step: order entry; specimen collection, labeling and aliquoting or transfer.
  • Collect and process blood, urine, and other biologic specimens in correct collection tubes/anticoagulant and specimen containers and accurately label.
  • Answer phone inquiries concerning status of tests, results, and specimen collection and transportation requirements.  Direct complex phone inquiries to appropriate personnel.  Track/locate missing or inadequate specimens.  Follow up on pending reference lab results and review charges and invoices as required.

Qualifications

  • Must have 2-3 years of working experience in phlebotomy
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Phlebotomy training (post-High School program)
  • Phlebotomy certification by a recognized certifying board preferred

Other Duties

  • Maintain work area, files, inventory levels, including drug screen collection kits and chain of custody forms (CCF).
  • Maintain standing orders and temporary accounts.
  • Train phlebotomy students
  • Attend in-service training and education sessions, as assigned
  • Perform specific work duties and responsibilities assigned by supervisor

 

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