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Toxicology Assistant/Phlebotomist (Outpatient), Full Time, Tulare Hospital

Company: Adventist Health NW
Location: Tulare
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

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 mission.
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 phlebotomy techniques.
Essential Functions:


  • 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:
    Education:

    • High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred

      Work Experience:

      • Accredited Phlebotomy training: Preferred

        Required Licenses/Certifications:

        • Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) license: Required

Keywords: Adventist Health NW, Tulare , Toxicology Assistant/Phlebotomist (Outpatient), Full Time, Tulare Hospital, Healthcare , Tulare, California

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