Phlebotomist Specimen Processor - PRN (Open)
Company: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Posted on: May 24, 2023
This job performs various laboratory functions to support the
department in patient care. Conducts phlebotomy procedures;
processes and receives specimens; accessions specimens; distributes
specimens; and performs and results specific test
procedures.EducationRequired -High School diploma or
equivalentPreferred - Completion of phlebotomy courseWork
ExperienceRequired -NoneCertificationsPreferred - Current license
or trainee license in the state of practiceKnowledge Skills and
- Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of patient information.
- Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally to
varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care
- Knowledge of venipuncture procedures
- Strong interpersonal skillsJob Duties
- Performs clinical assignments.
- Supports departmental goals and objectives.
- Processes specimens.
- Resolves problems.
- Exhibits versatility and cooperation.
- Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including
but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to
the patient, adapting explanation of service or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
- Other related duties as required.The above statements describe
the general nature and level of work only. They are not an
exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and
skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at
any time.Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local
laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements
that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures
compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.This
employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
compliance-related concerns.The employer is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran
status, or disability status.Physical and Environmental DemandsThe
physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force
occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or
greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move
objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of
the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in
excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted
may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work:
(1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree;
or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails
pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the
job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the
constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight
of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and
strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an
industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker
even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.Mechanical
lifting devices (carts, dollies, etc.) or team lifts should be
utilized.Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.Must be
able to travel throughout and between facilities.Must be able to
work a flexible work schedule.Duties performed routinely require
exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.There may be an
occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.Because the
incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be
occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.
Keywords: Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans , Phlebotomist Specimen Processor - PRN (Open), Healthcare , Slidell, Louisiana
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