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Phlebotomist

Company: Cherokee Health Systems
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY: By utilizing a team-based model, a Phlebotomist prepares and process patient's blood test for our laboratory.Location: Knoxville & Memphis, TNRESPONSIBILITIES Include the following:_The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned._

  • Completes all direct nursing care "due" at the time of patient visit to ensure 100 percent compliance, under the supervision of the physician or nurse practitioner.
  • Explain blood test procedure to patient.
  • Collect routine skin puncture of venous blood to be analyzed.
  • Prepare specimens for transport to ensure stability of sample.
  • Update patient records.
  • Responsible the preparation of stains and reagents, cleaning, and sterilization of equipment.
  • Administer blood pressure check, pulse, and respiration rate.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement (QI), Quality Assurance (QA) and Continuous Quality Improvement Activities (CQI) as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONSEducation & Experience:High School diploma or equivalent; One to two years related experience in medical office and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Medical Assistant with phlebotomy training accepted.Certificates and Licenses:Certified Phlebotomy Technician preferred. Maintain professional certification.Certification in CPR and OSHA training.Current, unexpired TN Driver's License with clean driving history (if applicable- some jobs may not require working at multiple locations).Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have computer skills and accuracy with data entry. Must be able to utilize EMR systems_This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice._Cherokee Health Systems provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or genetics.Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Cherokee Health Systems, Knoxville , Phlebotomist, Healthcare , Knoxville, Tennessee

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