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Laboratory Sciences Of AZ/Sonora Quest Labs Phlebotomy Tech I Hosp in Greeley, Colorado

Primary City/State:Greeley, ColoradoDepartment Name:Procurement-NCMCWork Shift:EveningJob Category:PhlebotomyPOSITION SUMMARYThis position may be located within a Hospital facility, Patient ServiceCenter, IOP, or Long Term Care Department. This position is responsiblefor the collection and receipt of biological specimens into the department,their proper entry into the company's computer system, the preparation ofsamples for analytical testing and/or the distribution of these specimens tothe proper analytical area. This includes responsibility for pre and postaspects of analytical testing. This position will also perform specifiedanalytical testing as assigned. Follows the guidelines of the Code of Conduct.CORE FUNCTIONS1. To include the following: 1) specimen collection 2) generallaboratory specimen processing or 3) referral laboratory processing. Indoing so, ensuring correct patient and specimen identification and specimenintegrity by using appropriate techniques for all age criteria as required.Only staff with a high school diploma or GED may perform any specifiedanalytical testing, i.e. Point of Care testing.2. Enters and verifies patient demographics, location, physician data,tests requested, time and date of collection, appropriate clinicalinformation, and all other pertinent data found on requisitions as requiredfor processing and billing. Verifies accuracy of entered information. Verifiesappropriateness of specimens received. Aliquots and labels specimens accordingto established departmental procedures and practices, delivers specimens tothe technical area in a timely manner and / or performs initial processingand preparation of samples for transport. Performs "Triage" process asneeded within Patient Service Centers. Level II will assist lead in monitoringworkflow and training of new employees3. Focuses on quality by assuring that all work performed is accurate andcomplete. Completes documents legibly and accurately per site protocol.Follows established methods and practices. Maintains familiarity withdepartmental procedures. Uses appropriate documentation to recordcommunications. Communicate courteously and professionally and respondsaccordingly. Initiates computer generated reports as required for patientreporting and quality assurance monitoring. Meets departmental standards forproductivity and quality as currently defined. Level II will have knowledge ofmore computer functions, i.e. A.R.E. Actively participates in input todept/system via committees or Six Sigma teams. Maintains acceptable specimenrejection rates and meets the departmental standards for productivity andquality as currently defined.4. Participates in departmental financial responsibilities through theappropriate use of supplies and materials. Avoids excessive waste.Participates in department initiatives to reduce costs and improve service.Basic knowledge of billing. Commitment to error free work environment.5. Communicates courteously and professionally with internal and externalcustomers. Interacts with co-workers with an emphasis on teamwork and a focuson customer service. All employees must be able to work allareas/departments/shifts as assigned. Resolves basic service issues.Attends meetings and remains current with internal/externalcommunications, i.e. e-mail, newsletters, etc. Increased knowledge oflaboratory terminology.6. Acknowledges and understands the importance of 'Patient Rights' andprivacy (HIPAA). Promotes, supports and exhibits behavior consistentwith the Mission, Vision, and Values of Laboratory Sciences of Arizona andcustomer-focused care.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESDIRECTLY REPORTINGNoneMATRIX OF INDIRECT REPORTINGNoneTYPE OF SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESNoneSCOPE AND COMPLEXITYResponsibility may include oversight of specimen collection, processing andreferral testing. Assists department manager/supervisor with managingcompany and department actions. Internal customers are directors, leaders,managers, supervisors and department empl

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