Job Posting

Stephens Memorial Hospital is seeking a Lab Phlebotomist to join our team. This position will be based at one of the assigned outreach labs located in Abilene.

JOB TITLE: Phlebotomist
DEPARTMENT: Laboratory
REPORTS TO: Laboratory Director
SALARY: 11-14/hourly DOE

•High school diploma or equivalent
•Certified or technologist trained phlebotomist preferred
•Knowledge of Medical Terminology
•Helpful skills: Typing, 10 key by touch

Duties, Responsibilities and Skills

•Accurately match face sheet to orders whether standing order, faxed order or hand delivered to patient
•Verifies patient name; checks orders for patient name, appropriate signature, diagnosis and test indication
•Resolves any encountered problems by contacting physician's office, home health office, or instructing patient
•Instructs patient in collection of specimen when required
•Collects appropriate specimen as required by test requests
•Collect urine specimen for post accident, pre-employment, random and court ordered drug screens
•Result in-house drug screens as well as distributes all specimens to appropriate areas for completion.
•Appropriately labels specimens (full name of patient, date, time of collection, and initials or printed label with time of collection and initials added)
•Orders tests for reference lab when required and accurately maintains log of referred specimens
•Distribute reports (original reports from reference laboratory to medical records, fax reference laboratory reports to appropriate physician, fax all in-house reports to physicians not on auto-fax)
•Maintain file of reference laboratory reports
•Maintain a file of faxed reports
•Maintain standing order file insuring that all orders are signed, diagnosed and current
•Keep log of all Pathology reports as well as all send out drug screens for future reference.
•Add extra labs as ordered by physician.
•Distribute patient order sheet with face sheet to medical records after all problems are resolved
•Order TDH newborn screening forms as necessary
•Mails TDH newborn screens after specimen is dry
•Stock phlebotomy areas with required supplies, as well as coffee, cups, sugar, creamer, etc.
•Order all drug screen cusp for send out drug screens as well as all fed ex labels, bags & boxes
•Receives, logs and maintains orders from TDCJ clients
•Trained on new LabCorp interfacing resulting lab reports, trouble shooting with interfacing results, ordering labs with LabCorp interfacing, etc.
•Honors the confidentiality of all patient information (HIPAA compliance)
•Maintains a professional appearance
•Adheres to all hospital policies in the Employee Handbook

SMH is An Equal Opportunity Employer--M/F/D/V and a Drug/Tobacco Free Workplace
Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Day

Contact Information
Lidia Lazaro - HR Director
Human Resources
200 S Geneva St.
Breckenridge, Te 76424
Phone: 2545592241
Fax: 2545596536

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