Phlebotomist – Full-time

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LifePoint Health
Published
March 27, 2020
Location
Galax, Virginia
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Phlebotomist - Full-time in Galax, VA at Twin County Regional Healthcare

Date Posted: 3/26/2020

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About Us

Twin County Regional Hospital, located in Galax, Virginia, is the flagship of the Twin County Regional Healthcare delivery system and serves Grayson and Carroll counties in Southwest Virginia. For more information please visit: https://www.tcrh.org/

Job Description

Twin County Regional Healthcare

Minimum Education

Must be trained by medical technologist or medical laboratory technicians in proper techniques of blood collection.

Must demonstrate competence by completion of the phlebotomy training checklist

Formal phlebotomy training program preferred

BLS required

Required Skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Familiarity with organization and functions of each hospital department

Leadership ability, integrity, and initiative required

Ability to problem-solve effectively and handle stress in a positive manner

Maintain harmonious relationships with nursing personnel, medical staff, hospital administration, and all hospital departments

Essential Functions

Knowledgeable with the ability to practice Medicare Compliance

Knowledgeable with the ability to practice and teach CLIA 88 regulations and to perform blood collection competently and with aseptic technique

Collecting blood specimens and other laboratory specimens using aseptic technique

Collects timed orders and STAT orders within time guidelines

Provides exceptional customer service with all customers, internal and external

Consistently demonstrates consideration and respect to others

Offers assistance to other lab team members as needed

Notifies lab administration each time a credit should be issued in order to provide customers with accurate billing

Uses good interpersonal skills in dealing with co-workers, management and those outside the hospital organization

Attends and participates in lab meetings

Participates in CAP on-line competencies and other educational opportunities

Consistently demonstrates respect and consideration to others

Proficiently collects specimens on all patient populations without deleterious outcomes

Functional Demands

Work requires physical ability as walking, standing, sitting, etc.

Involves mental activity and problem-solving

Talking and listening are essential in instructing and supervising personnel

May be exposed to injury by irrational or disturbed patients, patients with communicable diseases, and/or potentially dangerous equipment

Risk of exposure to infectious diseases and hazardous materials

Walking and standing for long periods of time depending on workload.

Walking intermittently through halls of hospital and outside

Sitting for long periods of time throughout day

Lifting – Regularly assists with lifting patients (weights up to 300+ pounds waist high). Routinely lifts boxes, packages and books.

Bending required frequently, 45-90 degree angles, to check patients and operate machinery

Reading and writing required regularly to follow job description

Organizational Expectations

Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization

Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention

Maintains hospital standards to maintain a positive patient care experience

Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice

Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations

Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities

Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable

professional standards

Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information

Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization

Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and TJC standards and/or standards from other

accrediting bodies

Job Requirements

See above
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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