Phlebotomist (Part-Time)

Position Summary

The Phlebotomist is responsible for assisting physicians by collecting blood specimens and any other specimens requested, while obtaining and distributing lab test results accordingly.

Responsibilities
  • Assists physicians in a prompt and organized manner by answering the phone in the lab and entering physician’s orders through the computer.

  • Maintains workflow by obtaining specimens in a timely manner so that other lab techs can perform their duties accordingly. Knows proper tube order of draw. Assists with therapeutic phlebotomy and fingerstick. Helps with specimen processing as needed.

  • Ensures that physician receive comprehensive lab results from outside labs as requested by completing and distributing lab requisitions as needed

  • Ensures that patient charts are kept up to date in terms of current lab results by faxing and mailing lab reports to appropriate destinations

  • Maintains inter- and intra-departmental workflow by communicating with staff at the front desk and communicating with other lab techs relating to test orders

  • Assist in maintain organized patient flow throughout the office by guiding patients to the correct department after the appropriate specimens have been drawn

  • Maintains supply inventory for the lab by providing assistance when ordering supplies when they are needed

  • Maintains a clean and sanitary lab by careful handling of all specimens, especially obtaining, transporting, and storing them and also packing up biohazard garbage for incineration

  • Assists patients by directing any questions or issues they might have regarding insurance coverage to the Billing Office

  • Preserves quality service by following organizational standards; Maintains patient privacy by keeping all information found in patient files confidential; HIPAA compliant

  • Participates in CAP Testing.

  • Understands diagnosis codes for proper ordering and insurance coverage.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned based on patient and business needs.

Required Skills
  • Minimum of (1) year to three (3) years of prior experience performing venipuncture

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, lab procedures, and lab equipment (i.e. centrifuge, needles, slides), required

  • Ability to perform venipuncture and other lab procedures

  • Ability to gather relevant data especially insurance information

  • Proficiency with computer systems (i.e. Microsoft Office, electronic medical records, lab computer systems)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, required

  • High level of organizational and time management skills; with ability to multi-task within a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to comfort and accommodate patients

  • High level of customer service / customer focus

If you are interested in this position, please fill out the application here and mail, fax, or email it to the Human Resources department.

To mail:

1100 Meade St

Dunmore, PA 18512

To fax:

570.342.3316

To email:

careers@cancercarenepa.com

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to: hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. If you are an applicant with a mental or physical disability who needs a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, contact the Human Resources department.