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Clerk Phleb - EKG Tech

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Clerk Phlebotomist -EKG Tech
1.0 Fulltime Daylight with rotation
AFSCME
Posted: Nov 3, 2020

We are currently offering a SIGN-ON BONUS for all full-time Clerk Phlebotomist positions! The amount of the sign-on bonus is $2,000 for a 1 year employment commitment.  Don't miss out - apply today!

*Current UPMC employees are not eligible for the sign-on bonus program


*This position starts at $12.34 an hour.  Experience credit is given when serviceable.  

Purpose:

Functions as a member of the Department of Laboratory Services by providing direct patient care by drawing venous blood samples for testing as requested by a physician. Also performs EKGs and clinical duties associated with both procedures.

Responsibilities:
  • Prior to collecting blood samples, identifies patient by identification armband, checking it with label using two unique identifiers
  • Performs receptionist duties.
  • Properly labels specimens with patient's name, hospital and room number, name of test, date and time collected and phlebotomist's initials.
  • Collects routine, fasting, timed and stat blood samples as indicated on label ordered by a physician and entered into the computer.
  • Communicates with patients, explaining procedures prior to venipuncture. Serves patient in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort.
  • Processes outpatients, to include interpreting physician orders, venipuncture and billing.
  • . Performs EKG testing and clinical duties associated with the procedure.
  • Appearance is professional and in accordance with the Department of Laboratory Services dress code and hospital policy.

Qualifications

Education and Formal Training Required: 
  • High school graduate
  • completion of an acceptable phlebotomy training program 
  • successful completion of EKG training.

Experience Required: 
  • Prefer one year experience, however a clinical rotation during phlebotomy training program is acceptable.

Must be able to learn:
  • The practices and procedures required in the work place
  • The types of tests performed and laboratory terminology
  • The performance of phlebotomies
  • The courtesies of dealing with patients, physicians, and other hospital employees
  • The use of the telephone effectively and giving or receiving reports and messages clearly and accurately

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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