Lead Phlebotomist-Specimen Processor, FT Days Outreach

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  • Crestwood Medical Center Crestwood Medical Center

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  • Full Time

Job Description

At Crestwood Medical Center, we believe in the power of diverse people to create team-oriented, compassionate care through collaboration, professional growth and leadership. We work hard each day to be a place of healing for patients and families in the community we call home. When joining the Crestwood family, you join our mission to improve our patients' quality of life and enhance the well-being of our community.

Performs venipunctures, heelsticks, and fingersticks to obtain blood samples for testing purposes.  Properly identifies patients and follows procedures for collection of specimens.  Properly registers patients recording demographic, insurance/financial, and clinical data into registration/order entry system ensuring accuracy necessary for proper registration, billing, and test requisition.  Uses multiple electronic systems to conduct registration and order entry functions.  Processes and prepares specimens maintaining proper specimen identification and sample integrity, for testing in various laboratory sections. Works cooperatively with others, supports, and addresses any customer service needs.  Processes and receives specimens into the laboratory, following laboratory protocol for specimen acceptability and rejection.  Enters outpatient orders into Laboratory Information System.  May collect chain of custody drug screens for pre-employment, post-accident, and just cause cases according to protocol.  Places orders and collects blood for needle-stick exposures.  Assesses/orders phlebotomy supplies.  Receives and processes incoming laboratory specimens for outpatients. Maintains and files reference lab reports.  Handles, packages, and ships special cases to reference laboratories.  Process all laboratory specimens, centrifuges samples, and delivers samples to appropriate departments for testing.  Separates and creates manifests for reference laboratory testing. May require some travel in or around the Huntsville and Madison area.  Performs other related functions as assigned.

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