Pathology Patient Care Technician II, Outpatient – Medical Center (Multiple Shifts)

Category : Healthcare
Location/City : TX - Houston
Id : 29665

We are searching for a Phlebotomy Patient Care Technician II - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you'll perform phlebotomy for inpatients and outpatients.Think you've got what it takes'Responsibilities:
Adhere to hospital and departmental patient identification policies by ensuring to check that the two patient identifiers match on the patient's armband, the labels and requisition prior to performing phlebotomy Interacts with patients and parents to perform phlebotomy procedures following protocols for age appropriate care Uses appropriate equipment/ supplies, holding techniques, and language and knows maximum blood draw volumes for age and weight of patient Performs venepuncture, fingerstick, and heelstick phlebotomy procedures including; blood cultures, newborn screens, d-xylose and glucose tolerances, etc. as written in the Central Receiving and Processing manual Greets parents and patients promptly and courteously; values customers and gives customer full attention Clarifies procedures and asks questions to determine needs; listens carefully and attends to tone of voice and body language; provide appropriate information Demonstrates theoretical and practical knowledge of the procedures and equipment; maintains skills and demonstrates competency via performance, documentation, and observation by supervisory staff Attends mandatory safety meetings and participates in quarterly fire drills Performs and participates in proficiency testing programs to validate competency as required Investigates complaints and troubleshoots instrumentation and process problems; recommends and assists in the implementation of new procedures and protocols Takes initiative to do tasks without instruction; gives recommendations for improvements Performs other duties and functions when required in accordance to the Hospital, department and section needs and as assigned by ManagerQualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent A minimum of twelve (12) months phlebotomist experience

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