Requisition #: 195085
Posting Date: October 8, 2019
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus
3:45 am - 7:45 am M-F
Maybe required to work other hours/shifts per the needs of the department.
Maybe required to travel to other locations and campuses per the needs of the department.
Maybe required to work weekends and holidays per the needs of the department.
Position Summary:Collects blood specimens by venipuncture and capillary from patients. Performs EKG, pulse oximetry, and point–of–care testing on inpatients and outpatients as required.
- Performs venipuncture and capillary phlebotomy procedures on patients using appropriate specimen collection equipment and techniques.
- Review requisition and orders from physicians to ensure appropriate tests are drawn and tests meet guidelines for Medical Necessity. Prepares Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) for tests that do not meet Medical Necessity guidelines and obtains appropriate signatures from patient and self.
- Performs EKG, pulse oximetry and point–of–care testing procedures as requested and associated quality control and maintenance of instrumentation
- Processes specimens including centrifugation, pour–off, aliquoting, labeling, and packaging.
High School graduate with successful completion from a recognized program for training in phlebotomy or prior documented experience performing phlebotomy. Basic life support certification required within 3 months of employment, and maintenance of annual competencies in BLS.
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