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Phlebotomy Technician-RHPA

Company: Reid Hospital & Health Care Services
Location: Richmond
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

Under the direction of the Physician, Practice Manager and Laboratory Director, this position assists the physician with phlebotomy in the office. This individual works hand- in- hand with the Physician to achieve quality outcomes for the patient.

Responsibilities

* Prepare lab area for patient use by cleaning the room between patients and ensuring that each room is stocked with the appropriate supplies.
* Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen collection, handling and processing, test analytes reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.
* Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples.
* Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.
* Follow the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.
* Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the general supervisor, or director.
* Perform patient draws at the practice as instructed by the Physician/Practice Manager and/or Laboratory Director.
* Perform CLIA waived lab tests, e.g. Strep Screen, Pregnancy, Pro-time and Urinalysis, in accordance with needs of patient and as directed by the Physician/Practice Manager and/or Laboratory Director.
* Operates and calibrates laboratory equipment as directed.
* Maintains laboratory documentation in accordance with CLIA standards and practice specific protocol.
* Daily prepare specimens to be analyzed by an outside lab by packaging specimen appropriately, completing requisition form and contacting testing facility as necessary.
* Tracks all labs sent offsite.
* Submits lab results to physician before contacting patient and filing patient's chart.
* May schedule offsite diagnostic tests by providing the patient with appropriate preparation instructions and making the appointment by contacting the testing site.
* Records procedures ordered and tracks results.
* Orders supplies for lab area as needed and maintains adequate supplies from referral labs.
* Disinfect lab area routinely.
* May perform front office duties and other duties as required.
* Performs all duties respectful of confidentiality and safety of all patients, employees and Physicians. Adheres to established quality principles and standards established by Reid Health Physician Associates, Inc.

Qualifications

Successful completion of Reid Hospital orientation and competency based skills appropriate through ongoing assessment of competence and educational activities. Written evaluations are done on an annual basis.

* Must maintain competence in BLS after initial training.
* A calm, pleasant professional demeanor is expected.
* Must have the ability to work cooperatively with all staff, physicians and departments.
* Must be committed to Patient Satisfaction and Patient Safety.

Keywords: Reid Hospital & Health Care Services, Dayton , Phlebotomy Technician-RHPA, Healthcare , Richmond, Ohio

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