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Lead Phlebotomist

  • Job ID: 303749181
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Rotating daylight shift
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
  • Department: Phlebotomy Services
  • Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.20 to $25.42 / hour

Description

Purpose:
Under the direction of the area supervisor, ensure that the daily activities of the department are completely accurately and on time. Maintain a safe and professional environment for clients and employees. Perform specimen collection and processing duties following established policies and procedures. Act as a coach, mentor, instructor, and resource person for new employees. Works in conjunction with and under the supervision of the medical technologists at times.

Responsibilities:

  • Reads, understands and complies with organizational and departmental policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Collects specimens in a timely manner and according to established procedures.
  • Follows positive patient ID policy to accurately collect and label specimens.
  • Communicates appropriately with clients, patients, and coworkers.
  • Remains polite and courteous at all times.
  • Communicates all unresolved problems immediately to the supervisor.
  • Calls clients to confirm handwritten orders, obtains accurate billing information, dx codes, UPIN information, etc. when needed
  • Participates in teams and special projects.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performs basic clerical duties, i.e. filing, faxing, preparing mail, data entry, etc.
  • Delegates phlebotomy priorities and other non-urgent tasks to staff as needed
  • Keeps work area clean and neat. This includes waste disposal, stocking of supplies, and management of lab coat cleaning.
  • Interacts with all customers, internal and external, courteously and professionally; answers the phone and responds to telephone inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Trains, mentors, and orients new employees as assigned.
  • Completes all required documentation and statistical logs as required.
  • Processes and/or packages specimens according to testing specifications.
  • Investigates problems and documents occurrences appropriately in a timely manner
  • Assists and works with staff to ensure compliance with dress codes, policies, and safety regulations.
  • Immediately report any violations to the supervisor.

 

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Certification from an accredited Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant program is preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years experience.
  • Medical terminology knowledge and laboratory information system experience is preferred.
  • Must have the ability to establish work priorities and handle several procedures simultaneously.
  • Must interact with other departments.
  • Prior leadership experience preferred


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34
  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran
  • Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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