Brockton Hospital Phlebotomist in Randolph, Massachusetts
The primary objective is to obtain an appropriate, sufficient patient specimen that is labeled per laboratory policy in a professional manner with the least amount of discomfort to the patient. Perform venipunctures and capillary punctures on patients and identify and label specimens. Instruct patients on urine collection and timed testing (glucose / lactose tolerances / sperm counts) Notification of inability to obtain specimen to receptionist and or doctor and the documentation of such. Processing of specimen: logging, numbering, centrifugation and computer entry Prompt notification of “STAT” test request and or timed test completion to testing staff and or laboratory assistant. Adherence to laboratory policies (fire/safety/ OSHA/CLIA) Inventory: maintain on going inventory of venipuncture and reference supplies Maintain work area: clean, disinfect and dispose of biohazard waste per laboratory policy Weighing and documentation of OBGYN patients Draw “STAT” specimens in Doctors areas Routine pick-up of specimens from Doctors areas (as time / staffing permits) Maintain Patient confidentially Dress according to laboratory dress code Perform limited specimen testing (urine dips / occult cards) per managers permission Communicate in a manner that promotes professionalism with patients, co-workers and staff Assist in training new employees. Must be able to work independently without immediate supervision Must be able to draw all patients including infants and children Monitor and maintain supply levels for the site Perform related work as required Answer telephone: take messages and provide routine laboratory information Data entry: entry of patient demographics, test requested, insurance information and site into Computer System Research and problem solving: locate and answer test result questions from in-house staff, reference laboratories and / or outside doctors / facilities Coordinate and Distribution: print and coordinate laboratory results ensuring accurate and timely deliveries to each doctor, site, and facility. High school diploma or GED. Phlebotomy certification recommended but not required. Experience necessary.Good communication skills. Pediatric and Family practice/Internal Medicine expreience required.