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Phlebotomist
Sublette County Hospital District

Title:Phlebotomist
Description:Summary Description:
Phlebotomist are responsible for entering orders, collecting appropriate specimens, specimen processing, maintaining records of orders and should only perform those duties that are authorized by the laboratory director and that are within the individualís skill level as determined by education, training or experience, and technical abilities.

Supervision Received: Reports directly to the Medical Technologist or Laboratory Director

Responsibilities:
1. Orders or retrieves orders in the Electronic Medical Record and processes the orders in the LIS.

2. Ensures that paper orders and electronic orders are complete and if not; obtains a complete order.

3. Follows the laboratoryís procedures for specimen collection, handling, and processing.

4. Correctly identifies the patient according to lab procedure.

5. Collects the appropriate specimen for the tests that are ordered.

6. Instructs patient in proper specimen collection for specimens that are patient collected.

7. Properly labels and processes the specimens according to the published test requirements.

8. Performs patient testing for Point of Care testing, following the lab protocol regarding abnormal results and approves results if they are appropriate. Conferring with the Medical Technologist for review of results that are critical or do not make sense.

9. Identifies problems that may adversely affect the integrity of the specimen and either correcting the problem or notifying the appropriate supervisor.

10. Retrieves results if requested to do so.

11. Maintains inventory of draw room supplies, follows inventory control protocol to ensure all ordered products are received and labels all reagents with received date and in-use date.

12. Handles phlebotomy related calls in a professional manner.

13. Adheres to District billing practices for laboratory services.

14. Performs duties as assigned by the Laboratory Director.

15. Performs Training and competency requirements as assigned in a timely manner.

Qualifications:
1. High school graduate or equivalent

2. Documentation of training

3. Phlebotomy certification recommended but not required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of laboratory regulations and practices to perform test appropriately and provide accurate test results.

2. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish/maintain a safe work environment.

3. Skill in identifying laboratory problems and recommending solutions.

4. Ability to work as a member of the "care team."

5. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

6. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

Working Conditions:
1. Subject to varying situations including ability to understand and respond appropriately, effectively, and sensitively to special population groups, including those defined by race, ethnicity, language, age, sex, sexual orientation, economic standing, etc.

2. Frequent contact with a variety of people including prisoners and people with mental, emotional, and physical disabilities.

3. Medical office, exam room, laboratory, radiology, emergency room and professional practice settings. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases and other conditions common to rural clinic environments.

4. May require travel between District sites.

Physical Demands:
Varied activities including moving, reaching, bending, and lifting. Requires full range of body motion including handling, moving, positioning, and transporting patients. Also requires manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and moving for extensive periods of time. Occasionally moves items weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. This position frequently requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours. Year-round highway travel between clinics and other facilities throughout the district is required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and working conditions for the persons so classified. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

All interested parties should contact Serena Browning, Lab Director, at (307) 367-4133 or sbrowning@sublettehealthcare.com. Please include an application, phlebotomy license preferred or obtained in one year. Applications can be found on the Sublette County Hospital District website.
Company:Sublette County Hospital District
Salary:
Post Date:1/23/2024
Close Date:Open Until Filled
Location:Pinedale, Wyoming
Contact:Serena Browning, Lab Director
Phone:(307) 367-4133
Email:sbrowning@sublettehealthcare.com
Website:www.sublettehospitaldistrict.org
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