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Candler County Hospital, P.O. Box 597, 400 Cedar Street, Metter, GA 30439
Fax: 912-685-3905 Email: kanthony@candlercountyhospital.com


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Phlebotomist - Ft

Job Type
Fulltime
Category
Clinical
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Metter, GA
Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of this job description include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the mission, vision, and core values of the organization.
  • Performing phlebotomy and other collection procedures according to standard operating procedures. 
  • Obtain blood specimens from patients per laboratory orders by performing venipunctures

and finger sticks, process medical laboratory tests and document results.

  • Communicate with and assist patients in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Review the laboratory schedule and verify and complete orders. Identify the patient and

confirm the correct patient record. Monitor and resolve orders in the electronic medical

record.

  • Complete appropriate laboratory forms documenting tests performed and providing

diagnoses correlating to tests performed.

  • Complete lab requisition forms and produce appropriate labels for forms and specimen

tubes.

  • Enter patient demographics, tests performed and diagnoses correlating to tests performed in

the EMR.

  • Order and maintain adequate laboratory supplies.
  • Maintain records and documentation for proficiency testing and to meet COLA and CLIA

requirements and regulations.

  • Greeting and directing visitors and patients.  Answering phone calls and providing routine approved information. 
  • Working with technologists to provide efficient delivery of accurate lab results. 
  • Maintains a neat and clean work environment.
  • Working with other hospital staff members to provide quality patient care and maintain a positive, professional working environment.
  • Provides for patients’/significant others’ or legal representative rights and safety & notifications; strives to manage situations in a manner to reduce risk while following legal, regulatory, federal and state standards.
  • Provides a safe environment by monitoring blood exposure of staff and patients; keeping free from hazards for patients and personnel.
  • Initiate, interpret and enforce Laboratory Services procedures and maintain and interpret hospital policies and procedures.
  • Confidentiality – Maintain patient, team member and employer confidentiality. Comply with all HIPAA regulations.
  • Functions as a contributing team member & communicates effectively with all levels of people.
  • Promotes positive public relations to physicians, patients, visitors, other employees, and the community.
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned in an efficient, effective and cost conscious manner, complying with all hospital policies, procedures, and regulations.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATION and EDUCATIONAL AND /OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of an approved phlebotomy program preferred
  • 6-12 months hospital setting preferred
  • Ability to:
    • determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations
    • work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail, and maintain a positive attitude
    • manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
    • maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information
    • complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner
    • communicate effectively, both orally and in writing/electronically
    • handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner
  • Provide excellent customer service skills and basic computer skills required
  • Possesses good interpersonal skills, initiative, integrity, flexibility, adaptability, and must be a team player

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORKING CONDITIONS:

May be exposed to patient elements, prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking, sitting, bending/twisting, kneeling/squatting, reaching, climbing and should be able to lift 25 or more pounds using proper lifting techniques. Rapidly changing and stressful environment. Ability to communicate with various levels of people. Possible exposure to communicable and infectious disease and hazardous materials. Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements (accidents, injuries and illness). Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Handles emergency or crisis situations. Subject to many interruptions. Occasional pressure due to multiple tasks and inquiries.

 

The information in this job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification and requirements for the performance of this job.

They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Candler County Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace.