Phlebotomists are responsible for all phases of laboratory specimen handling, collection and processing as well as supplementary computer skills. Phlebotomists are responsible for helping to establish and maintain a rapport with patients and to provide a clear explanation of the process for performing venipunctures to help alleviate stress and anxiety associated with blood collection. Phlebotomists must be able to interact with patients of all ages and health. Performs reception in laboratory front office. Performs venipunctures and capillary collections for patients from newborn to geriatric. Orders, cancels, collects (draws), receives, processes, and distributes specimens appropriately and in a timely manner for analysis. Properly stores specimens for further testing, as needed. Assists with the training of new employees and students. Maintains equipment and supply inventory. Adheres to laboratory and hospital policies (i.e. attendance, continuing education, dress code, infection control, and patient confidentiality) and procedures. Follows best practice for patient safety and infection control in accordance with regulatory guidelines to include but not limited to CAP,CLIA and the Joint Commission.
*Rotational Weekends are required.*
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Education: A high school diploma or equivalent required.
Minimum Experience: 1 to 2 years of job-related experience preferred.
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.