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Phlebotomist
Meridian, MS
Posted on 11/22/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
West Memphis, AR, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Requirements
  • Minimum of 2 years of phlebotomy experience
  • BS/BA degree (preferred)
  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) required
  • Phlebotomy Certificate (if required by State)
  • Ability to serve and protect the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and JCAHO standards
Responsibilities
  • Verifies test requisitions by comparing information with nursing station log; bringing discrepancies to the attention of unit personnel
  • Verifies patient by reading patient identification
  • Obtains blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks
  • Maintains specimen integrity by using aseptic technique, following department procedures; observing isolation procedures
  • Tracks collected specimens by initialing, dating, and noting times of collection; maintaining daily tallies of collections performed
  • Maintains quality results by following department procedures and testing schedule; recording results in the quality-control log; identifying and reporting needed changes
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Resolves unusual test orders by contacting the physician, pathologist, nursing station, or reference laboratory; referring unresolved orders back to the originator for further clarification; notifying supervisor of unresolved orders
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Enhances phlebotomy department and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • This role works with PHI on a regular basis both in paper and electronic form and have an access to various technologies to access PHI (paper and electronic) in order to perform the job
  • Employee must complete training relating to HIPAA/PHI privacy, General Policies and Procedure Compliance training and security training as soon as possible but not later than the first 30 days of hire
  • Must maintain a current status on Natera training requirements
  • Logistical management/printing of patient reports for that area
  • Billing question answering/triaging and follow-up with patients
  • Scheduling pick ups from courier services - FedEx or Medspeed
Natera

1,001-5,000 employees

Clinical genetic testing
Company Overview
Natera's mission is to change the management of disease worldwide with a focus on reproductive health, oncology, and organ transplantation.
Benefits
  • Flexible medical plans
  • Investment options
  • Time off
  • Workplace perks
Company Core Values
  • A person behind every sample
  • Embrace diversity
  • Be accountable
  • Think team
  • Learn and nimble
  • Show me the data
  • Be ready to change the world
  • Integrity is in our DNA