To perform clerical and specimen processing duties at the front desk. To understand and use the Laboratory computer system appropriately. To interact effectively with persons such as nursing staff, medical staff, laboratory staff, patients, visitors, etc. To organize work priorities so that all work is done in an appropriate time frame. To judge the adequacy of patient identification and to request proper patient identification when necessary. To interrupt routine collection duties to perform STAT or timed collection requests. To notify the Lab Coordinator or a supervisor when the workload demand required additional personnel. To inform the Lab Coordinator or a supervisor whenever discrepancies exist between laboratory policy and requests or instructions from nursing or physicians. To collect blood specimens from appropriate patients using appropriate techniques. Able to obtain blood from patients of all age groups. To perform charges and credits so that patients are charged appropriately. To chart patient results in a timely manner on the permanent record. To identify, research and follow up on any discrepancies in charting. To oversee trainees in work activities.
Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities)
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
One year experience in an acute care facility preferred.
Basic computer skills required.
Ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally with all levels of the organization
Job: Phlebotomy/Blood/Medical Asst
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905032467
About Palmetto General Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.