Overview: Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care has an exciting opportunity for a PRN Phlebotomist to cover our SE locations consisting of Aurora, Swedish, Centennial, and Littleton.
We realize that it sounds clich?? but it is true - taking care of cancer patients is a calling. It's much more than a job. Each of us has a unique story that brought us to Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers (RMCC), but those stories usually share common themes of care, compassion, and commitment.
No matter the role each RMCC team member serves in, the goal is the same: to provide the best care possible for each and every one of our patients. Whether we are a nurse holding our patient's hand, or a scheduler on the phone finding an appointment that fits into a patient's schedule, we are deeply connected to our patients and do what we can to help.
If this sounds like you, we'd love to have you join our team.
Under general supervision, provides professional nursing care for patients adhering to national and company standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Demonstrates knowledge of physiological, psychological, and developmental and age specific differences in the patient population including late adolescence, adulthood, middle age, and the elderly. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to provide for assessment and therapeutic management of patient/family needs. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Salary Range: $18.00-$22.00
Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certification, etc.
Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Performs phlebotomy and collects appropriate specimens from patients as ordered. Assures pre-authorizations and completes appropriate consent (ABN) prior to collection of limited coverage tests. -Maintains proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program including accessioning logs, equipment records and checklists. -Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and ensures that all supplies are viable before using for patient collection. -Sends specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house. -Processes incoming orders for lab testing. -Processes in-house and in-coming reports. -Updates and files all daily paperwork, lab logs and maintenance logs. -Properly identifies and bands patients for blood product transfusion. Processes properly labeled specimens according to local bloodbank policy. -Operates designated laboratory equipment as directed. -Uses equipment effectively, skillfully and efficiently. Maintains equipment and work area as directed. -Performs waived lab testing under CLIA guidelines for personnel. Records proper lot numbers of all controls, calibrator, and reagents for waived lab tests. -Complies with regulatory agency standards. Adheres to all OSHA compliance laws and Universal Precaution procedures. -Properly disposes of hazardous materials. -Maintains a clean working environment and restocks the phlebotomy and laboratory area as needed. -Maintains confidentially of all information related to patients and medical staff. Qualifications: Position requires three years of experience. High school diploma or equivalent is required. Licensure from an accredited school of phlebotomy recommended.
All qualified candidates are required to pass a background check and non-federal drug test (excludes marijuana) post offer of employment and prior to hire.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands of this job typically require full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination in operation and manipulation of complex laboratory equipment. Requires sitting/standing for extensive periods of time with the use hands to finger, handle, or feel and arms to reach or carry. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision, color perception and hearing to normal range. Requires legible handwriting.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in an office environment and requires significant interaction with management, staff and external auditors and clients.
Candidates will be required to show proof of being vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.
AABB (Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies) is an international, not-for-profit organization representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. The Association works collaboratively
to advance the field through the development and delivery of standards, accreditation and education programs. AABB is dedicated to its mission of improving lives by making transfusion medicine and biotherapies safe, available and effective worldwide.