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Phlebotomist / Medical Assistant

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE: Responsible for the collection, specimen testing and documentation of bodily fluid samples for the purpose of aiding in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Maintain maintenance on laboratory equipment and ensure that the lab meets and provides all regulatory requirements. This position will have the following schedule Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS JOB SPECIFIC: General Collect, test, and documentation of samples, including urine and blood. Phlebotomy duties; collect blood samples via venipuncture, finger stick, heel stick, butterfly needles, etc. as directed and per CLIA and OSHA standards. Responsible for collecting lab test orders from staff and transporting blood samples to the lab. Verify patient information and enter data in NextGen and instruct patients in a clear manner. Must be familiar with safety protocols regarding the storage and transportation of specimens as well as the proper disposal of all equipment used in venipuncture. Acts as a member of the Health Care Team and effectively communicate. Responds to questions/inquiries from customers and follows up to ensure a satisfactory outcome. Adhere to standard precautions (use protective barriers, handle and dispose infectious waste properly, hand washing, etc.). Assist in maintaining the cleanliness of unit facilities and equipment. Monitor laboratory supplies and order when necessary. Other duties as assigned. Specimen Testing Ascertains that specimens from various anatomic sites are correctly collected. Utilizes appropriate preparation, processing and evaluation procedures for all specimens. Accurately evaluates specimens from different anatomic sites for interpretation utilizing appropriate criteria. Maintains appropriate records for specimens, slides, and data conforming to all state and federal guidelines for laboratory practice. Produce and report accurate lab test results in time frames that contribute to effective patient care. Ensures result/report confidentiality; accesses patient information only as required for lab use. Laboratory Maintenance Performs and evaluates established quality control procedures and take corrective action when indicated. Assures that laboratory equipment is functioning properly and performs maintenance as indicated. Assures cleanliness of laboratory according to state and federal guidelines. Responsible for ordering and maintaining adequate supplies. Keeps ALL logbooks and MSDS sheets up to date ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES COMPANY WIDE: Regularly attends work except for approved absences Attends all training as required Maintain professional, champion behavior Provides quality customer service Provides services with a commitment to service excellence Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence Team oriented and values diversity WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK: Regular exposure to blood and/or body fluids Regular exposure to biohazard waste materials Operating vehicles or machinery EDUCATION: High School/GED required WORK EXPERIENCE: At least two (2) years experience required Ability to draw blood on pediatric through geriatric patients Knowledge of medical terminology, procedures and equipment LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Certified Medical Assistant or Phlebotomy Certificate required ASCP Certification preferred Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Saint Charles , Phlebotomist / Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Saint Charles, Missouri

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