Phlebotomist/Covid Tester

General Summary/Overview:

This position is in Framingham.. Applicant must have good phlebotomy experience. Hours are M-F 7:00 a.m. 3:30 pm.

Responsible for COVID-19 testing via nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swab. This position will assist with flow of patients arriving onsite for testing. This position will educate patients on the process of testing. Works in a team environment with proper PPE.

Setting up/preparing testing center
Checking in patients with registered testing appointments
Administering the Nasopharyngeal/Oropharyngeal Swab while patient remains in vehicle
Collect and prepare specimens and relevant documentation, assuring accuracy in labeling and documenting

Comply with all designated safety policies and procedures in the work area, including the use of applicable protective equipment when necessary to prevent exposure to potentially infectious agents
Maintain all HIPAA standards
Performs other related duties as necessary

Requirements:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Prior customer service experience. Having an assertive and customer friendly style of communicating.
Organized and reliable
Able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE – mask, gloves, goggles/face shield)

Phlebotomist
The Phlebotomist works as part of the healthcare team to perform phlebotomy in a high-volume, multi-provider office setting. May assist with other diagnostics procedures and treatments.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

· Performs phlebotomy in a high-volume point-of-care environment.

· Follows protocols and procedures for testing and procedures as appropriate.

· Ensures all orders and forms are complete.

· Documents into the patient medical record according to standards and procedures.

· Cleans, prepares, and ensures supplies are appropriately stocked and ready for use in the exam room and clinical areas. Cleans and sanitizes as needed.

· Utilizes established clinical standards of excellence, age/population-appropriate communication skills, approved guidelines and clinical knowledge.

· Follows patient identification protocol, maintains confidentiality, and upholds compliance standards according to policy.

· Other duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

· Graduate of a phlebotomy training program strongly preferred.

· Graduate of a medical assistant training program will be considered.

Experience:

· One or more years as a phlebotomist with demonstrated experience and skill required.

License/Certification/Registration:

· Certified Phlebotomist strongly preferred.

· Active medical assistant credential from a third party will be considered.

Skills and Abilities Required:

· Effective phlebotomy skills required.

· Ability to work safely in a patient care environment and follow OSHA and safety requirements.

· Knowledge of physician policies and procedures including general knowledge of billing, insurance coding, and medical terminology.

· Strong computer and typing skills with previous MS Outlook and electronic scheduling/electronic medical record system preferred.

· Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills with the ability to problem-solve.

· Ability to maintain confidential information.

· Strong customer service, telephone, and etiquette skills.

· Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness.

· Ability to work to precise and established standards of accuracy.

· Critical thinking skills.

· Team player and ability to work effectively with patients, physicians and co-workers.

· Ability to communicate clearly and confidentially.