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Certified Lab Phlebotomist - ORMC Laboratory - Evenings in Emergency Room

 

Certified Lab Phlebotomist - ORMC Laboratory - Evenings in Emergency Room

Department: ORMC Core Laboratory
Status:
Variable Full Time
Shift:
Second
ReqID: req24220

The Certified Laboratory Phlebotomist performs laboratory specimen collection following approved policies and procedures. At least 80% of productive time is performing phlebotomy procedure.

Education/Training
High School graduate or equivalent.

Licensure/Certification

  • CPR certification.
  • Phlebotomy certification from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), the National Phlebotomy Association (NPA), American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT) or any certification program requiring a phlebotomy rotation with minimum of 100 patient collections and a requirement of continuing education to maintain certification.

Essential Functions

  • Perform peripheral IV insertion.
  • Ability to work outside the immediate laboratory setting.
  • Communication with immediate supervisor on any issues that may impact patient care.
  • Provides support in the areas of patient registration, demonstrates a thorough knowledge of third party reimbursement requirements and regulations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of specimen collection and handling requirements.
  • Knowledge of hospital and laboratory information systems, specimen processing, billing, reference testing and scheduling.
  • Maintains appropriate supplies.
  • Maintains positive customer service relationships at all times and proactively responds to customer service issues.
  • Trains staff as required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the department.
  • Ability to coordinate, organize and perform any outreach phlebotomy service required.
  • Coordinates laboratory specimen collection for inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work cooperatively with all team members and respond to customer phone calls.
  • Acts as liaison between the laboratory, physicians, nursing personnel, other ancillary departments, clients and vendors outside the laboratory.
  • Follows established policies and procedures to meet regulatory and accrediting agency requirements.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

  • May perform bed side testing, such as glucose.
  • Responsible for maintaining an active role in the laboratory Quality Improvement Program.
  • Documents specimen quality issues.
  • Adheres to infection control and safety practices and keeps a clean and organized work area.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient record, hospital and departmental matters at all times.
  • Maximize productivity, customer satisfaction, and profitability.

ADDRESS: 1414 Kuhl Ave Orlando FL 32806

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