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Job ID

2147483647

Req. No

70054600

Job Title

Collection Site Assistant FT/40HRS (Temporary Assignment)

Market

CHRISTUS St. Vincent

Category

Clinical Laboratory

Travel

1-10%

Facility

Not Defined

Address

490A West Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM  87505
US

Type

Full Time

Apply Now Collection Site Assistant FT/40HRS (Temporary Assignment) Job in Santa Fe

Performs simple lab tests, processing blood and other body fluids, sendouts, and other tests as required. Registers and interviews patients, obtain accurate demographic and financial information and check for medical necessity for all Medicare patients. Computer entry, preparing and registration paperwork. Obtains a blood sample from the correct patient, ensuring that the blood is properly drawn and labeled following established procedures to assure the proper specimen for the requested testing.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: ASCP or equivalent certification as a phlebotomy technician preferred. Must meet CLIA '88 requirements for performing moderate complexity testing as defined in the Federal Register, Vol. 57, No 40, Subpart 493.1423.

SKILLS:

  • Must be able to read and write English and be able to communicate effectively
  • Must be able to operate laboratory equipment, computer systems, and manage supply inventory system
  • Proficient at obtaining specimens and dispensing critical information in accordance with section, laboratory, and hospital policies and procedures
  • Must be proficient at receiving specimens and following written procedures for processing specimens

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year of experience in phlebotomy or specimen processing, patient Registration, POC lab Test, and/or urinalysis experience preferred.

NATURE OF SUPERVISION:

-Responsible to: Laboratory Director, Laboratory Manager, Drawsite Manager, Laboratory Supervisor.

ENVIRONMENT:

Bloodborne pathogen C: (Routine Exposure Risk. Routine exposure in daily duties. Exposed to potentially infectious material on a regular basis and is part of the expected job task.)

Generally works in a well lighted, ventilated area. Exposure to disagreeable odors, toxic fumes, and high noise levels and fluctuations in temperatures. Position involves high risk exposure to carcinogenic, hazardous and flammable chemicals; biohazardous and radioactive materials; sharp needles and blades; infectious diseases; toxic fumes. Subject to mental stress from working with infectious materials and reporting carried out indoors, at blood drawing stations, or at a desk, bench or bedside. Occasionally, employees may be required to transport themselves to perform their duties at Health Fairs or a patient's place of residence.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: May be required to work more than a standard shift as dictated by workload, staffing, and equipment failure. Sitting, standing, and stooping may be involved throughout the entire shift. Work occasionally requires safe waist-high lifting and transferring of pediatric and adult weights may be required. Ability to unpack and stock supplies lifting <50 lbs. Work requires finger dexterity, good color vision, close work, good hearing, and good vision. Job often requires working rapidly and under time pressure for long periods of time. Keyboard usage with sound ergonomic principles.

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