Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: April 1, 2021
Description:JOB PURPOSE: The position of Certified Phlebotomist
Technician (CPT) for Pacific Diagnostic Laboratory (PDL) is the
front-line public relations member of the laboratory team and needs
to maintain appropriate professionalism in the work environment.
Under appropriate level of supervision, as required by regulatory
agencies, the CPT assignments include: Phlebotomy, or other skin
puncture technique, collection in patients of ages newborn to
geriatric (including difficult to draw patients), processing of all
types of specimens, operating Laboratory and Hospital Information
Systems for data entry, receiving, batching and retrieval, managing
the unreceived specimen list and unusual requests, providing client
services, and limited operation of automated instrumentation. Due
to various work environments within PDL, use of a personal vehicle
to travel between work locations may be required. ESSENTIAL JOB
DUTIES: 1. Effectively and efficiently performs phlebotomy
(venipuncture and skin puncture) on adult and pediatric patients
according to established techniques using vacutainer tubes, blood
culture bottles, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles and other
standard equipment as needed. Replenishes supplies at the end of
shift. 2. Processes laboratory specimens, operates computer
equipment for requisition entry, specimen receipt, and specimen
accessioning. Maintains and evaluates specimen integrity and
prepares aliquots of specimens for analysis and sendout testing
according to specifications. Ability to interpret orders and
recognize unusual requests or problems and troubleshoots and solves
those problems. Manages the unreceived specimen list and assures
that all phlebotomy requests are handled in a timely manner and
that there are no unresolved issues by the change of shift. 3.
Utilizes computer equipment and various applications. Provides
accurate and complete information concerning laboratory procedures
and laboratory results using laboratory communication equipment.
Answers phone requests for information about laboratory tests and
disseminates the information accurately. 4. Provides customer
service in a professional and caring manner. Maintains the highest
standards of conduct in hospitality, excellence, appearance,
attitude, and respect. Uses best judgment in all interactions with
clients (patients, family, coworkers, medical staff and others).
Greets and confers with patient or guardian to obtain information,
explains procedures, allays patient fears and elicits cooperation
using AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Describe, Explain, and Thank)
consistently. Maintains confidentiality with information and data
within the scope of the position (ie HIPAA regulations).
Demonstrates effective communication skills, professionalism, and a
positive attitude. 5. Organizes work time to prioritize, perform
and complete assigned tasks to meet lab-wide needs and deadlines.
Works as a team player in regard to workstation, shift, and
schedule needs to best serve laboratory and hospital goals.
Effectively communicates with team members in order to complete
assigned tasks and prioritize duties as needed. All interactions
are driven by a focus on the patient. Follows standards of behavior
and code of conduct at all times. 6. Checks computer systems,
printers, and other equipment for integrity. Troubleshoots
malfunctions and/or alerts appropriate personnel for instructions.
May open and/or close Patient Service Center facility. Prepares the
Patient Service Center for the day. 7. Utilizes personal protection
equipment at all times when handling specimens. 8. Performs various
quality control procedures to maintain compliance with internal and
external regulations.Skills:CPT License, phlebotomy, Phlebotomist,
CPT1, Blood drawsTop Skills Details:CPT License, phlebotomy,
Customer ServiceAdditional Skills & Qualifications:CPT license
required1 yr of phlebotomy desired, will take entry level
candidates with good customer service skillsExperience Level:Entry
Level About Aerotek:We know that a company's success starts with
its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts
with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and
Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive
advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract
employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in
recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised
offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000
contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an
Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn
more at Aerotek.com.The company is an equal opportunity employer
and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex,
age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability,
sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any
characteristic protected by law.
Keywords: Aerotek, Santa Barbara , Phlebotomist, Healthcare , Santa Barbara, California
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