The Patient Care Technician 1 (PCT I) in the Laboratory is responsible for a wide variety of technical and clerical procedures. PCT I has frequent direct patient contact when performing phlebotomy, specimen collection and specimen transport. Utilizes computers for patients specimen ordering, accessioning and general data entry.
Must be a current student or graduate from a technical program for phlebotomy, EKG, medical assistant, patient care technician, or Certified Nursing Assistant. Will also accept current Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) student or 5 years of phlebotomy experience. Must have training in Phlebotomy. Must have basic computer skills including Word and Excel.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
Ability to fully concentrate on task at hand for extended periods of time.
Strong learning and memory skills; ability to process verbal communications efficiently
Ability to collect data, problem solve, establish facts, and draw conclusions.
Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergency or critical situations.
Ability to perform a variety of duties and multi-task, without loss of efficiency or composure.
Ability to clearly communicate, present ideas, facts, and clinical information.
Ability to maintain interpersonal relationships, facilitating task accomplishments, cooperating, and resolving conflicts, recognizing needs and being sensitive to others.
Must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.