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Phlebotomist

Society Hill, SC


Job Description

The phlebotomist’s primary responsibility is the collection, labeling and preparation of blood, urine and other patient specimens for laboratory testing. Responsible for the maintenance of all applicable logs, the filing of reports and assembling of the appropriate lab report. The phlebotomist also ensures that all reference lab samples are collected and processed appropriately and assists lab or nursing employees in patient care within limits and under clinic nurse supervision. The duties include:

  • Interact with patients and employees in a respectful manner consistent with the mission and values of CareSouth Carolina. Measure: Patient loyalty
  • Collects blood and other laboratory samples for diagnostic procedures consistent with existing CareSouth Carolina procedures. Measure(s): venipuncture re-stick and patient complaints
  • Performs & documents all quality control checks on each test and/or reagent per manufacturer, CareSouth Carolina procedure, or other relevant guideline. Measure(s): quality controls monthly audits
  • Performs periodic maintenance checks per manufacturer for all CSC lab equipment, CareSouth Carolina procedure, or other relevant guidelines. Measure(s): periodic maintenance monthly audits
  • Collaboration with clinical and other staff to achieve improved patient care & outcome during the medical visit. This collaboration with other staff will strive to improve the patient experience by providing high quality and patient-centered care. This may involve participation in trainings, team meetings, and huddles to facilitate the delivery of patient-centered care in all CareSouth medical center sites. This will also involve close collaboration with facilities outside of CSC for referral services when patients are in need of these services. All clinical staff will include the patient in decision making and the plan of care development while being treated at any CSC facility.
  • Document the results of test results and all other laboratory data in an accurate, complete, timely manner in ECW and all laboratory logs in accordance with CareSouth Carolina procedures and other relevant standards. Measure(s): documentation of test results and logs on monthly audits.
  • Ensure that two unique patient identifiers appear on all laboratory orders in accordance with CareSouth Carolina procedures. Measure(s) audits of laboratory orders & patient identification
  • Actively participates and is involved in quality projects, develops PDSAs and is an employee that promotes change concepts within their position and with other positions as a team member at CSC.
  • Infection control: Assures universal precautions are understood and followed by all staff including good hand washing and gloving practices.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the position. Willingly performs other duties as required.

 

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent Zero(0) to one year(1) experience in field or related field
  • Candidate must a successful graduate of an accredited phlebotomy program. ASCP certification strongly preferred
  • CPR/BLS Certification Required

Hours

Monday-Friday, 40 Hours, Full Time(8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)

 

Location

Society Hill, SC

 

CareSouth Carolina is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all. We seek to have a diverse, inclusive workforce and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

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