Schedule: 8 HR DAY
Facility: VALDOSTA MED CLINIC
Date Posted: Feb 7, 2024
Location: Valdosta Medical Clinic
Department: SPN - VALDOSTA MEDICAL CLINIC
Schedule: Full Time, 8 HR Day Shift, M-Thur 7:30-5:30, Fri 7:30-1
Obtain and process specimens from Emergency Department (ED) patients according to SGMC laboratory policies/procedures using correct and strict patient identification (Positive Patient Identification System used by the Laboratory) and sufficient sample quantity for the performance of laboratory tests as ordered by the physician. Responsible for performing Point of Care testing (POCT) performed in the ED. Will be a Public Relations representative from the Laboratory to all ED patients and ED staff. Perform various other non-routine departmental support activities as directed by Phlebotomy Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
High school graduate or GED preferred. Six months or more prior experience in phlebotomy or medical assistance training required. Phlebotomy Certification required. Current in CPR certification. Competence in phlebotomy, general office skills, and medical terminology. Demonstrate manual dexterity, specifically hand-eye coordination. Demonstrate accuracy, and attention to detail in performing data entry. Must be able to stand for long periods of time, but frequent walking is also required. Effective communication skills in dealing with the public, physicians and other hospital staff are required. Temperament suited to short cycle repetitive work. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide phlebotomy for laboratory testing appropriate to the age of the patients seen in their assigned area. Must be able to assess and interpret data or signs about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide the care needed by our patient groups (i.e., neo-nate, pediatric, adolescent and/or geriatric). Normal color vision necessary.
WORKING CONDITIONS - ADA INFORMATION
Modern hospital Laboratories with access to patient areas and physician offices. Work activities will include: light lifting (not to exceed 25 pounds), walking, sitting, standing, stooping, bending, twisting, and pushing objects. Must be able to operate office equipment, computer terminals and keyboards, computerized lab equipment and an automobile.