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Phlebotomist - Thibodaux Regional Women's Clinic

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VitalWare

Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Join one of the nation’s leading and most impactful health care performance improvement companies. Over the years, Health Catalyst has achieved and documented clinical, operational, and financial improvements for many of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations. We are also increasingly serving international markets. Our mission is to be the catalyst for massive, measurable, data-informed healthcare improvement through:

  • Data: integrate data in a flexible, open & scalable platform to power healthcare’s digital transformation​

  • Analytics: deliver analytic applications & services that generate insight on how to measurably improve​

  • Expertise: provide clinical, financial & operational experts who enable & accelerate improvement​

  • Engagement: attract, develop and retain world-class team members by being a best place to work​

Role: Phlebotomist

Team: Tech-Enabled Managed Services (TEMS) - Thibodaux Ambulatory Clinics

Location: Thibodaux, LA

The Phlebotomist is responsible for registering all patients appropriately, obtaining blood and other specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Registers all patients in a courteous manner.
  • Enters correctly the patient’s demographic and insurance information into the computer system.
  • Order correct test/procedure via the Health Information system.
  • Draws blood from patient and returns test tube to the Laboratory Department.
  • Requests/orders supplies as necessary.
  • Maintains test trays and working area in sanitary condition.
  • Records phlebotomy’s in logbook.
  • Assists the medical technologists and office personnel as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SERVICE EXCELLENCE:

  • Provides prompt, courteous service to all internal and external customers. Prioritizes and addresses customer needs and demands in a professional manner, providing follow-up and developing cooperative relationships.
  • Identifies opportunities and recommends methods to improve customer service, work processes and financial performance. Assists in design and implementation of quality improvement initiatives on departmental and organizational levels.
  • Assists team members in completion of tasks and assignments to ensure continuity of service. Orient new co-workers and actively support team development.

AGE SPECIFIC CONSIDERATIONS:

Is involved in providing patient care for people of the following age group:

  • Young Adult (15 years – 24 years)
  • Adults (25 years – 64 years)
  • Geriatrics (65 years and older)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Educational and/or Professional Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED preferred. Graduate of a Phlebotomy training program required or in lieu of education must have a minimum of 2 years phlebotomy experience required.

Other Special Training/Skills:

Phlebotomy certification preferred but not required Must possess good interpersonal skills so that communication with patients puts them at ease.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

No direct line of supervision.

CONTACTS INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE ORGANIZATION:

  • Daily contact with superiors/managers
  • Daily contact with patients/family members
  • Daily contact with co-workers
  • Daily contact with physicians

EQUIPMENT, MATERIALS, AND VALUABLES:

  • Computer
  • Scanner
  • Fax Machine
  • Photocopier
  • Shredder
  • Laboratory Equipment

SCHEDULE:

Typical hours are Monday through Thursday 8:00a.m. to 5:00pm, Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00pmp.m. Adjustments to your schedule may include days, .

HAZARDS:

  • Job duties will include tasks, which have the potential for daily exposure to patient blood/body fluids.
  • Daily exposure to sharp objects and latex.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

[Note: In terms of an 8 hour day (shift length), “Occasionally” equals 1-33%, “Frequently” equals 34-66%, and “Continuously” equals 67-100% of the time].

  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling 10 pounds plus.
  • Occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, reaching twisting, ladder climbing, and stair climbing.
  • Must be able to see (near and far), hear, talk, have use of right and left hands, have dexterity in fingers.

Information Security and Compliance Responsibilities:

  • Maintain compliance with training directives required by the organization pertaining to Information Security, Acceptable Use Policy and HIPAA Privacy and Security.
  • Adhere to and comply with the organizations Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Safeguard information system assets by identifying and reporting potential and actual security events to the organizations Security and Compliance Officers.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job function. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned by Health Catalyst.

Studies show that candidates from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for roles if they don’t have 100% of the qualifications shown in the job posting. While each of our roles have core requirements, please thoughtfully consider your skills and experience and decide if you are interested in the position. If you feel you may be a good fit for the role, even if you don’t meet all of the qualifications, we hope you will apply. If you feel you are lacking the core requirements for this position, we encourage you to continue exploring our careers page for other roles for which you may be a better fit.

At Health Catalyst, we appreciate the opportunity to benefit from the diverse backgrounds and experiences of others. Because of our deep commitment to respect every individual, Health Catalyst is an equal opportunity employer.