Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Not Available

Job ID

5000399756506

Req. No

70029826

Job Title

Phlebotomist-Lab Asst I-Clinic

Region

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic

Category

Laboratory Services

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

1-10%

Facility

Palestine Lab-381BT

Address

3201 S Loop 256
Palestine, TX  75801
US

Type

Full Time

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POSITION SUMMARY

Collects and prepares blood specimens and other samples for laboratory testing. Maintains collection areas and equipment and performs record keeping duties.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares equipment to efficiently collect blood products.
  • Performs venipuncture, arterial, and capillary punctures on patients. Identifies and labels specimens.
  • Conducts designated laboratory testing.
  • Assists in care of donor prior to, during, and after donation.
  • Instructs patients on urine collection procedures. Allocates urine specimens.
  • Performs bleeding time tests and urine dipstick tests.
  • Cleans and sterilizes equipment, instruments, and work area.
  • Inventories supplies and places orders.
  • Enters laboratory data into computer system.
  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through in-service meetings and education programs.
  • Follows the CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).
  • Maintains strict confidentiality.
  • Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission.
  • Maintains established CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.
  • Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission and Code of Ethics and supportive of CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic's cultural diversity objectives.
  • Performs other related work as required.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    A. Education/ Skills

    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • Completion of a Phlebotomy; Medical Laboratory; or Medical Assistant program that includes phlebotomy preferred
    • Familiar with medical terminology; computer data entry; organizational skills

    B. Experience

    • One year phlebotomy experience preferred

    C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications

    • Phlebotomy Certificate preferred
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