Performs phlebotomy in accordance with established National Patient Safety Goals and Baptist Health published protocols. Receives specimens in to the Laboratory Information System LIS accurately and timely, labels, transports, centrifuges, and aliquots specimens.
Assists customer requests for for laboratory information including sendout tests to national reference labs. Prepares and packages specimens for transport to reference labs. Researches new sendout requests by Physicians using available resources.
Enters lab charges and CPT codes on all Lab Miscellaneous tests. Distributes specimens to testing section in accordance with collection priority, i.e. STAT over Routine.
Faxes and distributes results as appropriate. Responsible for maintaining knowledge and deployment of policies and procedures used within the department as well as throughout the hospital to address patient questions and concerns.
High School Diploma, Certificate of Attendance, Certificate of Completion or GED.
Licenses & Certifications: Certified Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist Certification
Phlebotomy or medical assistant certificate required, renewal not required.
REQUIRED: Hospital Phlebotomy, computer skills, and more than one year specimen processing, and sendouts; excellent interpersonal communication skills, verbal and written, excellent customer service skills required, and ability to work in a high volume fast paced work environment. Hospital phlebotomy experience with pediatric, geriatric, oncology and neonate patients; bilingual preferred.
Minimum required experience: two years
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