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Gila River Health Care Phlebotomist in Sacaton, Arizona

Draws blood and other specimens from patients for analysis or other medical purposes and assists with diagnostic testing in the laboratory and/or other patient care areas by performing the following duties personally. Responsible for ensuring that all critical tasks are fulfilled on a timely basis.

  • Efficiently performs venipuncture, capillary collections with minimum discomfort and according to established policies and

  • Independently procures specimens.

  • Takes all steps necessary to ensure 100% accuracy of patient data, test documentation, and recordkee

  • Maintains specimen integrity by using aseptic techniques following clinical laboratory standards and department procedures.

  • Tracks collected specimens by initialing, dating, and noting times of collection.

  • Processes and registers specimens using the laboratory information system.

  • Verifies and records patient identities.

  • Assembles equipment such as tourniquets, needles, disposable containers for needles, blood collection devices, gauze, cotton, and alcohol on work tray according to requirements for specified procedures.

  • Complies fully with all patient and data confidentiality policies and regulations, including, but not limited to HIPPA

  • Performs administrative and clerical duties as required and/or directed, such as answering patient inquiries and communicating by telephone and through electronic means.

  • Demonstrates ability to regularly change priorities to accomplish all tasks despite frequent interruptions.

  • Demonstrates ability to clearly communicate, both orally and in writing, while performing all essential functions.

  • Records, files and distributes reference lab reports.

  • Inventories and requisitions supplies and stocks work area as needed.

  • Performs other special projects and duties as assigned.

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician Certificate

  • 1 year phlebotomy work experience in a laboratory environment preferred.

  • Current and continuing BLS training and certification.

  • Demonstrated ability to relate to diverse cultures and specifically the Gila River Community and/or other Native American cultures and community health services.

Posting Title: Phlebotomist

Department: Laboratory

Job ID: 2020-7399

Street: 483 West Seed Farm Road

Post End Date: 11/5/2020

Shift: Varied

Email Address: akaboni@GRHC.ORG