Phlebotomy Tech I - Floats (PSC's/IOP's) / $1K sign on bonus!!! - Sun City West, AZ, United States
Company: Sonora Quest
Location: Sun City West
Posted on: November 11, 2021
$16.30 - $20 depending on experience
$1,000 sign-on bonus (applies to both internal and external
- 10% Float incentive pay
- Mileage reimbursement
- Career Advancement
- Promotional Opportunities
- Exposure to different client groups, teams, and facilities
throughout the valley!
**These positions require performing safety-sensitive functions
in the healthcare industry and as a result, we do not hire people
who use marijuana for such a safety-sensitive position**
Under the direction of the area supervisor, this position's primary
responsibility is to provide coverage at multiple locations. This
position may work within a Patient Service Center, IOP (Physician's
Office), Hospital, or other facility (long term care, assisted
living, patient home, health fair). This position is responsible
for the collection and receipt of biological specimens into the
department, their proper entry into the company's computer system,
the preparation of samples for analytical testing and/or the
distribution of these specimens to the proper analytical area. This
includes responsibility for pre and post aspects of analytical
testing. This position will also perform specified analytical
testing as assigned. Follows the guidelines of the Code of
1. Provides coverage at multiple locations to include the
following: 1) specimen collection 2) general laboratory specimen
processing or 3) referral laboratory processing. In doing so,
ensuring correct patient and specimen identification and specimen
integrity by using appropriate techniques for all age criteria as
required. Only staff with a high school diploma or GED may perform
any specified analytical testing, i.e. Point of Care testing.
2. Enters and verifies patient demographics, location, physician
data, tests requested, time and date of collection, appropriate
clinical information, and all other pertinent data found on
requisitions as required for processing and billing. Verifies
accuracy of entered information. Verifies appropriateness of
specimens received. Aliquots and labels specimens according to
established departmental procedures and practices, delivers
specimens to the technical area in a timely manner and / or
performs initial processing and preparation of samples for
transport. Performs "Triage" process as needed within Patient
Service Centers. Level II will assist lead in monitoring workflow
and training of new employees.
3. Focuses on quality by assuring that all work performed is
accurate and complete. Completes documents legibly and accurately
per site protocol. Follows established methods and practices.
Maintains familiarity with departmental procedures. Uses
appropriate documentation to record communications. Communicate
courteously and professionally and responds accordingly. Initiates
computer generated reports as required for patient reporting and
quality assurance monitoring. Meets departmental standards for
productivity and quality as currently defined. Level II will have
knowledge of more computer functions. Actively participates in
input to dept/system via committees or Six Sigma teams. Maintains
acceptable specimen rejection rates and meets the departmental
standards for productivity and quality as currently defined.
4. Participates in departmental financial responsibilities through
the appropriate use of supplies and materials. Avoids excessive
waste. Participates in department initiatives to reduce costs and
improve service. Basic knowledge of billing. Commitment to error
free work environment.
5. Communicates courteously and professionally with internal and
external customers. Interacts with co-workers with an emphasis on
teamwork and a focus on customer service. All employees must be
able to work all areas/departments/shifts as assigned. Resolves
basic service issues. Attends meetings and remains current with
internal/external communications, i.e. e-mail, newsletters, etc.
Increased knowledge of laboratory terminology.
6. Acknowledges and understands the importance of 'Patient Rights'
and privacy (HIPAA). Promotes, supports and exhibits behavior
consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Values of Laboratory
Sciences of Arizona and customer-focused care.
- Minimum age requirement of 18.
- High school graduate, or have achieved equivalency through the
- Good reading, writing and math abilities.
- Good organizational skills.
- Basic knowledge of department resource materials.
- Previous experience of at least six months in a clinical
laboratory setting. Phlebotomy positions may substitute completion
of a phlebotomy school for experience.
- Basic computer skills.
- Position may require ADHS Fingerprinting Certification or the
ability to obtain fingerprint certification.
- Travel and flexible hours required to work multiple locations
and required to cover at mobile phlebotomy facilities/in-office
phlebotomy locations with minimal notice.
- Must be flexible and available based on staffing requirements;
weekends, holidays and overtime. May be required to work occasional
on-call duties weekends, evenings and early AM.
- Must have reliable transportation, valid state driver's
license, and be eligible for coverage under the company auto
- Additional related education and/or experience.
- Bilingual (Spanish/English).
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
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