hero





Phlebotomist Full Time- LA: Pasadena

Tia

Tia

Pasadena, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

ROLE: PHLEBOTOMIST

DESCRIPTION

As one of Tia’s Phlebotomists, this role will perform routine clinical tasks to keep the clinic running smoothly. Core functions of your role will include lab services, ensuring all rooms are properly prepared throughout the day, managing supply inventory, collecting & preparing blood and other samples, administering vaccines and injections.

REPORTS TO: Clinic Manager

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

RATE/COMPENSATION: $22 - $25/HR. DOE

CLINICS:

Tia Pasadena

475 S Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Preparing lab orders for URL and IRL one day in advance

  • Reconcile Lab Errors

  • Maintaining knowledge of Quest products, specimen processing requirements, and serving as the point of contact for the Quest account

  • Identifying patients and their personal information by reviewing their identity documents.

  • Assessing patient needs, reviewing patient history, and determining the reason(s) for drawing blood.

  • Selecting gauge needles and preparing veins or fingers for blood drawing.

  • Extracting blood from patients through venipuncture or fingersticks.

  • Analyzing blood specimens using the correct testing equipment, when necessary.

  • Preparing specimens for transportation, including labeling vials accurately and matching blood specimens to patients.

  • Supplying diagnostic notes to physicians, other healthcare professionals, and hospitals.

  • Keeping and maintaining records of patient names, volume of blood drawn, and diagnostic findings.

  • Cleaning, maintaining, and calibrating laboratory equipment used in the drawing and testing of blood specimens.

  • Ordering laboratory supplies, as needed

MAY SUPPORT WITH

  • Review insurance to ensure verification status

  • Check patients in on arrival,

  • Escort the patient to the exam room

  • Complete vitals

  • Set communication in motion with Provider and in communication channel

  • Basic housekeeping to ensure communal areas are stocked, cleanly, and maintained.

  • Reviews patients chart one day in advance to prep for visit

  • Runs all controls

  • Autoclave maintenance

  • Surgical equipment sterilization

  • Set-up and chaperone surgical procedure

  • Obtains patient consents for any procedures

  • Maintains an appropriate level of office supplies and medical forms at workstation

  • Reviews clinic inbox in Tia MD

  • Supports Provider with U.A CX, HCG, glucose testing

AD- HOC DUTIES

  • Through cross-functional collaboration, can execute ad-hoc projects as needed and meet deadlines.

  • Undertake additional ad-hoc projects to help with clinic operations varying from research, product sourcing, G-Suite Documentation of processes, miscellaneous errands, and facilitation of team meetings and training.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS / TARGET EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • Advanced training in Medical Assisting -MA Certification preferred, but not required

  • Minimum 1 year of healthcare lab as a phlebotomist or 2 years as a M.A. which includes the daily responsibility of phlebotomy experience with multiple providers

  • Phlebotomist certification required only in CA

  • Experience using effective puncture techniques, knowledge of testing protocols and the use of testing equipment, superb dexterity and hand-eye coordination, excellent verbal and written communication skills and keen attention to detail.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit for long periods, is required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb steps/stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; smell; manage stress as it relates to essential job functions. The employee must frequently lift to 25 pounds without assistance and may occasionally be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds with assistance.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: IRL

Per California Pay Transparency Laws (as of Jan 1, 2023), please see below for the compensation range for a Phlebotomist: $22-25/hour