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Phlebotomist (Dothan, Alabama)

  • Type: Full Time
  • Classification: Non-exempt
  • Location (s): Dothan, Alabama
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent; CMA eligible
  • Department: Copeland Care
    Position Reports To: Lab Manager
    Job Titles Reporting To This Position: None

    Position Overview:
    The phlebotomist is responsible for collecting and processing laboratory specimens accurately and efficiently. The phlebotomist is a part of a multidisciplinary team and must have excellent communication skills written and oral to provide above standard of care for clients of MAO/CCC. The phlebotomist will have unlimited access to PHI and will maintain the confidentiality of patients and consumers served.

    Duties:
    • Collect laboratory specimens as ordered by clinician.
    • Appropriately label and provide requisitions for all specimens.
    • Verifies test orders by comparing information to orders as recorded in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and paper instructions accurately.
    • Obtain specimens by performing but not limited to venipunctures, finger sticks, urine, oral and other body fluids as needed accurately and efficiently.
    • Document all laboratory services performed accurately and efficiently as performed.
    • Record all results confirm uploaded and reported in EMR.
    • Processes lab specimens for transport appropriately.
    • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
    • Reports and resolves all abnormal lab values to appropriate nurse and provider within the hour or report to include documentation in EMR. Will notify supervisor of all unresolved reports.
    • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with OSHA, Clinical Guidelines and Policy and Procedures.
    • Travel as assigned.
    • Assist with patient reminders and document as assigned.
    • Maintain lab logs to include but not limited to refrigerator temperature and supply logs.
    • Maintains knowledge of computer system.
    • Provider excellent customer service.

  • Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma.
    • Phlebotomy experience and training.
    • CMA eligible.
    • Computer proficiency to include Word and telephone operating system.
    • Must work well without supervision and function independently as a part of a multi-disciplinary team.
    • Maintains knowledge of HIV/AIDS through current trend and in-service programs as provided by MAO.
    • Effective communication skills both oral and written.
    • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

    To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to DaQuentin Davis, HR Director, at DDavis@maoi.org Questions relating to this listing may also be directed to (334) 280-3349.