Collects and prepares blood specimens and other samples for laboratory testing. Maintains collection areas and equipment and performs record keeping duties.
Prepares equipment to efficiently collect blood products.
Performs venipuncture, arterial, and capillary punctures on patients. Identifies and labels specimens.
Conducts designated laboratory testing.
Assists in care of donor prior to, during, and after donation.
Instructs patients on urine collection procedures. Allocates urine specimens.
Performs bleeding time tests and urine dipstick tests.
Cleans and sterilizes equipment, instruments, and work area.
Inventories supplies and places orders.
Enters laboratory data into computer system.
Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
Enhances professional growth and development through in-service meetings and education programs.
Follows the CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).
Maintains strict confidentiality.
Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission.
Maintains established CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.
Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission and Code of Ethics and supportive of CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic's cultural diversity objectives.
Performs other related work as required.
A. Education/ Skills
High School diploma or equivalent.
Completion of a Phlebotomy; Medical Laboratory; or Medical Assistant program that includes phlebotomy preferred
Familiar with medical terminology; computer data entry; organizational skills
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.