Phlebotomist Full Time- LA: Pasadena
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
475 S Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
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
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
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.
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