Mobile Phlebotomist Coastline Lab Management Inc. Bakersfield
Coastline Lab Management Inc.
Short Description :
ASCP Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and JCAHO standards Ensures timely and accurate reporting and responses to compliancerelated issues and ,…
Full Description :
SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Verifies test requisitions by comparing information with nursing station log; bringing discrepancies to the attention of unit personnel.
Verifies patient by reading patient identification.
Obtains blood specimens by performing venipunctures and fingerstick.
specimen integrity by using aseptic technique, following department procedures; observing isolation procedures.
Collects therapeutic drug-monitoring assays by collaborating with nursing personnel to ensure appropriate drug dose to collection time.
Tracks collected specimens by initialing, dating, and noting times of collection; maintaining daily tallies of collections performed.
Monitors glucose levels by performing bedside glucose tests; recording results; reporting results to unit nurse-manager.
Performs bleeding-times tests by entering results to the computer; notifying pathologist of results falling outside normal ranges.
Maintains quality results by following department procedures and testing schedule; recording results in the quality-control log; identifying and reporting needed changes.
Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
Resolves unusual test orders by contacting the physician, pathologist, nursing station, or reference laboratory; referring unresolved orders back to the originator for further clarification; notifying supervisor of unresolved orders.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and JCAHO standards.
Enhances phlebotomy department and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Identifies and pursues self-improvement needs.
Seeks coaching/mentoring when appropriate.
SAFETY AND COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
Complies with applicable legal requirements, standards, and procedures including, but not limited to, those within the Compliance Process, Code of Conduct, HIPAA, State, COLA and CLIA.
Provides leadership and support for the Compliance process within management area.
Ensures timely and accurate reporting and responses to compliance-related issues and assists with implementation of corrective action plans related to such issues.
Reports concerns and suspected incidences of non-compliance to the COO or Lab Director.
Provides open lines of communication regarding compliance issues within management areas and ensure that retaliation against staff who report suspected incidences of non-compliance does not occur.
Participates in monitoring and auditing activities and investigations, and implementing quality improvement processes, as required.
Participates in required orientation, Compliance, Safety, and HIPAA training programs
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Exercises accuracy and precision in completion of prescribed tasks.
Ability to perform complex lab tasks and maintain patient confidentiality.
Critical analysis and complex problem solving.
Computer and LIS proficient.
At least one year of laboratory experience of his/her area of expertise.
Prior laboratory experience preferred.
High school graduate or equivalent
American Heart Association BLS
American Society of Clinical Pathologists Phlebotomy Certification PBT (ASCP)