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Phlebotomist

Company: GILA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Location: Silver City
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

General Description:The Phlebotomist is responsible for Phlebotomy draws as well as a variety of secretarial duties.S/he obtains and processes specimens, answers phones, maintains physician orders, and enters accurate billing information into the computer system.Also assists in specimen processing area- processing specimens to be run in the laboratory and processing send out specimens. Entering send out specimens onto the reference laboratory 'batch' for submitting via the LIS.Essential Functions:Performs Phlebotomy draws, including venipuncture, and heel and fingers sticks, in a timely manner.Performs therapeutic phlebotomy under the direction of the Medical Director/ Pathologist.Must submit and track 5 successful heel and finger sticks annually.Orders Lab work for physicians. Reviews physician orders for diagnosis and physician signature.Processes specimens for send out, including spinning, pouring off serum, plasma, urines and stabilizing per temperature requirements.Compiles monthly order statistics, ensuring up-to-date standing orders.Submits patient orders and insurance information to patient access for clinic and other outreach sites.Reviews orders to assure correct tests were placed into the LISAnswers phone, receives faxes, and distributes mail and patient reports.Completes quality variances in MEDITECH. Follows up on variances - phoning patients and / or providers for recollect or updated ordersServes as a preceptor for new Phlebotomists.Attends department meetings.Maintains working knowledge of current Laboratory Compliance and HIPAA regulations.Education and Training Requirements:High School Diploma or GEDASCP registration preferred. If ASCP certified, must maintain valid certification.AHA BLS certification within 4 months of hirePhlebotomy training preferredKnowledge of medical terminology preferredAccurate typing skillsSecretarial experience preferredExperience in a healthcare setting preferredNote:Job description available upon request.**All required documents must be presented at time of hire.**EXTERNAL APPLICANT:Employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.GRMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: GILA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Las Cruces , Phlebotomist, Healthcare , Silver City, New Mexico

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