TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Employee will drive their personal vehicle (unless other accommodations are made) to client facilities (mostly nursing homes) as directed by company dispatcher or assigned Area Phlebotomy Supervisor/ Area Lead.
o Follows established phlebotomy procedures for obtaining blood samples from patients.
o Properly and accurately identify patients according toTridentCare phlebotomy patient identification policy prior to drawing.
o Ensures that specimens are properly labeled, in the proper tube and accompanied by a completed requisition, including patient billing information prior to transport.
o Follows TridentCare phlebotomy policy on transporting PHI.
o Plans, organizes draw schedule with attention to priority of patients.
o Completes written logs, time sheets and other required records in a neat and accurate manner.
o Works cooperatively with dispatch, payroll, laboratory and courier departments.
o Maintains all equipment in good working order and reports problem immediately to Area Phlebotomy Supervisor.
o When on-duty, answers company issued mobile device promptly and is ready and available to work.
o Notifies dispatch of availability for future assignment.
o Perform other duties as assigned by Area Phlebotomy Supervisor.
o Must have current clinical Licensure, if required by State.
o Must possess knowledge of medical terminology as it relates to laboratory purposes.
o Proficient in phlebotomy procedures, techniques, including venipuncture, tourniquet application/removal and decontamination of the puncture site.
o Knowledge of required specimen preservation, adequate patient preparation and specimen procedures.
o Must possess access to a vehicle in good working condition suitable to meet daily driving requirements.
o Must maintain a good driving record.
o Must be able to work under minimal supervision and accurately maintain time sheet records.
o Must understand and be knowledgeable of the resident rights, patient care and patient right to refuse.
o Ability to obtain blood specimens from patients under a variety of patient conditions.
o Proficient in written/verbal skills in the English Language.
o Ability to maintain effective working relationships with clients, patients, public and all staff members.
o Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
o Ability to take directions and conduct self in a professional manner.