SUMMARY: 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.
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.
Internal Number: 2005009986
About Tenet Healthcare
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.