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Phlebotomist - Full-time Evening Shift

Company: Yoakum
Location: Yoakum
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Yoakum Community Hospital has provided healthcare since 1922. The 23-bed critical access hospital operates as a not-for-profit hospital managed by Community Hospital Corporation of Plano, Texas. Patients benefit from the latest medical technology along with comprehensive healthcare delivered by highly skilled physicians, nurses and professional staff. Our dedication to providing comprehensive healthcare services with compassion, dignity and respect demonstrates our standard of quality healthcare and superior service to our community. Evenings and some weekends.
Under the direct supervision of Medical Technologist or other appropriate designated personnel, performs clerical duties and draws blood from patients for analysis or other medical purposes. Verifies records and identity of patient or donor and converses with patient to allay fear of procedure. Efficiently registers patients. Enter orders into computer. Performs routine venipunctures while observing principles of asepsis to obtain blood specimens. Collects specimens within one hour of request (STAT orders immediately) and labels blood specimens as soon as specimen is collected. Prepare outpatient charts for medical records making sure that all tests have been ordered, performed and finalized. Prepares paperwork for sample send-outs to reference laboratories. Ensure that results have been received from the reference laboratory. Original copies go immediately to the patient chart (in-patients) and copies are faxed to the ordering physician as well as to nursing homes, home health, etc.. Follow-up with reference lab daily on any outstanding testing. Keeps track of supplies and, notifies Director when supplies are low. Stocks the shelves and refrigerators when supplies arrive. Mark packing ship/order printout with date of receipt. Must be able to demonstrate competency in all procedures within scope of practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served; must be able to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs; must demonstrate a knowledge of growth and development and an understanding of the range of treatments needed by these patients to include infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Assembles equipment such as tourniquet, needles, disposable containers for needles, blood collection devices, gauze, cotton, and alcohol on work tray according to requirements for specified tests or procedures. Performs such other tasks as assigned by the Lead Laboratory Technologist. Maintain monthly continuing education articles and mandatory inservices. Assures that all tasks performed are in compliance with related state and federal guidelines, rules and regulations. Abides by Yoakum Community Hospital policies and procedures as set forth in the Employee Handbook. Requirements Phlebotomy Certification required. One (1) to two (2) years experience preferred. Must be proficient in collecting specimens from all age ranges - newborn to geriatric. Adequate computer skills and specimen processing required.
Benefits At Yoakum Community Hospital we enjoy an outstanding work environment, covered parking, comprehensive health and welfare benefits including tuition reimbursement, a generous PTO allowance, and a great company culture.

Comprehensive health and welfare benefits package is offered as part of total compensation.
  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA) and 401(k) matching
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Flexible spending account and other benefits In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and company policy, CHC and its affiliate companies require all employees to provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation as a condition of employment. As a result, these conditions must be met by the first date of employment.
    YCH is a drug free workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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