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
Job ID: 2020-7399
Street: 483 West Seed Farm Road
Post End Date: 11/5/2020
Email Address: akaboni@GRHC.ORG