Toxicology Assistant/Phlebotomist (Outpatient), Full Time, Tulare Hospital
Company: Adventist Health NW
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We
provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the
greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are
driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health,
wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to
always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Toxicology
Assistant/Phlebotomist (Outpatient) who:
Performs specimen extractions, acccessioning and aliquotting of
samples. Prepares all samples for testing. Maintains inventory of
supplies. Monitors temperatures of freezers, refrigerators and heat
blocks. Performs front office duties as needed. Updates and
maintains all necessary logs for the facility. Travels to various
agencies and detention centers and obtains samples using proper
- Obtains blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger
sticks. Collects, processes, and preserves specimens. Performs
clerical duties to process and report test results. Prioritize
based on order status (STAT, ASAP, routine). Performs blood
collection to include adult venipuncture, neonate venipuncture and
heel stick and special testing such as bleeding time, blood
cultures, etc. Travels to various agencies and detention centers
and obtains samples using proper phlebotomy techniques.
- Verifies specimen identification and appropriateness of sample
type/volume for the indicated testing. Processes samples using
aseptic technique and prepares required paperwork for appropriate
testing and reference lab testing. Confers with patients to obtain
information for laboratory records and to explain procedures.
Ensures all specimens are properly labeled and meet specimen
requirements. Resolves and documents labeling discrepancies
according to policy.
- Processes and maintains records of specimens sent to reference
labs. Documents all laboratory tests and results appropriately on
logs and patient records per requirements.
- Assists in inventory management including ordering supplies and
stocking supplies. Monitors temperatures of freezers, refrigerators
and heat blocks. Performs front office duties as needed.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
- High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of
education/related experience: Preferred
- Accredited Phlebotomy training: Preferred
- Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) license:
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