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Phlebotomist -Jackson - PRN

Location: Jackson, MS

Schedule: PRN

Job Description: A Phlebotomist serves patients by identifying the best method for retrieving specimens; preparing specimens for laboratory testing; performing screening procedures.

Phlebotomist Job Duties:

Verifies test requisitions by comparing information with nursing station log; bringing discrepancies to the attention of unit personnel.
Verifies patient by reading patient identification.
Obtains blood specimens by performing venipunctures and fingersticks.
Maintains specimen integrity by using aseptic technique, following department procedures; observing isolation procedures.
Collects therapeutic drug-monitoring assays by collaborating with nursing personnel to ensure appropriate drug dose to collection time.
Tracks collected specimens by initialing, dating, and noting times of collection; maintaining daily tallies of collections performed.
Monitors glucose levels by performing bedside glucose tests; recording results; reporting results to unit nurse-manager.
Performs bleeding-times tests by entering results into the computer; notifying pathologist of results falling outside normal ranges.
Maintains quality results by following department procedures and testing schedule; recording results in the quality-control log; identifying and reporting needed changes.
Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
Resolves unusual test orders by contacting the physician, pathologist, nursing station, or reference laboratory; referring unresolved orders back to the originator for further clarification; notifying supervisor of unresolved orders.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and jcaho standards.
Enhances phlebotomy department and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Job Requirements: Phlebotomy certification with one-year recent experience excluding externship, current TBST, American Heart BLS CPR, reliable means of transportation is required. obtains and retains a clear criminal history and related Child Abuse Registry Clearances. Must not be listed on the OIG Exclusion list, Excluded Parties List System (EPLS).

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Contact Information:
E-mail Resume: recruiters@southernhealthcare.com
Phone: 601-933-0037
Resume Fax: 601-933-0067

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