This position is Part Time, averaging 30 hours/week!
Provides "painless" phlebotomy procedures utilizing universal precautions and safe work practices. Processes specimens and demonstrates proper handling of samples.
Instructs patients on Coumadin and performs limited waived testing (Protimes). Maintains sample integrity by positive identification and labeling (2 identifiers). Maintains work area, supplies and cleanliness. Excellent bedside manner with patients. Provides comfort and instructions to patients. All other duties as assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Performs painless venipuncture and capillary puncture for the Coumadin clinic
Identifies patient following protocol
Prepares samples for processing w/correct label and bar code and inspects vials
Reconciles outstanding sample report at day's end.
Observes safety procedures and sample prep
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Athena Database software; Microsoft Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word Processing software.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Millennium Physician Group