This position is 36 hours a week with full-time benefits
We have opportuntiies for second and third shift with rotation of weekends and holidays required
UPMC Hamot is hiring a Phlebotomist to help support the HAMOT-Lab Chemistry Department for its UPMC Hamot location.
This position has the responsibility and accountability for accurately performing phlebotomy and specimen collection of inpatients and/or outpatients. Samples collected by the phlebotomist are used for laboratory test procedures that are essential in the diagnosis
And treatment of patients. The phlebotomist will also perform computer, processing and clerical functions essential to laboratory operations. The phlebotomist works in conjunction with and under the supervision of the medical technologists at times.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather a general description of the work that may be performed by the position.
Interacts with all customers, internal and external, courteously and professionally; answers the phone and responds to telephone inquiries in a timely manner.
Follows positive patient ID policy to accurately collect and label specimens.
Collects specimens in a timely manner and according to established procedures.
Calls clients to confirm handwritten orders, obtains accurate billing information, dx codes, UPIN information, etc. when needed
Processes and/or packages specimens according to testing specifications.
Reads, understands and complies with organizational and departmental policies, procedures and protocols.
Completes all required documentation and statistical logs as required.
Performs basic clerical duties, i.e. filing, faxing, preparing mail, data entry, etc.
Communicates appropriately with clients, patients, and coworkers. Remains polite and courteous at all times. Communicates all unresolved problems immediately to supervisor.
Keeps work area clean and neat. This includes waste disposal, stocking of supplies, management of lab coat cleaning.
Trains and orients new employees, students as applicable and assigned.
Participates on teams and special projects when asked. Performs other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or equivalent
Certification from an accredited Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant program is preferred.
Minimum 6 months experience is preferred.
Medical terminology knowledge and laboratory information system experience is preferred.
Must have the ability to establish work priorities and handle several procedures simultaneously. Must interact with other departments.
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Phlebotomy Technician (PBT(ASCP)) or equivalent certification preferred.
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer.
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