Alliance Cancer Specialists , the largest community-based oncology practice in Southeastern PA, is seeking a full-time Phlebotomist for our BuxMont Practices . We are seeking a compassionate, hard-working individual who is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care. The perfect candidate must be willing to travel between our three local practices: Sellersville, Doylestown, and Chalfont.
Top Reasons To Work for Alliance Cancer Specialists:
Comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance 401k Plan Paid Time Off One-on-one mentoring and training with our skilled and experienced clinical team will allow you to expand your skill set. Highly competitive pay. Day shift only. No evenings. No weekends or major holidays
Under direct supervision, is responsible for the collecting and processing of specimens from patients. Follows quality assurance and safety policies and procedures. Assists with patient flow as needed. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, including the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Responsibilities:
Performs phlebotomy and collects appropriate specimens from patients as ordered. Assures pre-authorization 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 being used 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 incoming 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 blood bank 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, calibrators, 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: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
The position is entry-level and requires 0-3 years of experience. A high school diploma or equivalent is recommended. Licensure from an accredited school of phlebotomy is recommended.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Physical demands of this job typically require a full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination in the operation and manipulation of complex laboratory equipment. Requires sitting/standing for extensive periods of time using 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.
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 essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to direct contact with patients with the potential for exposure to blood/body fluids, chemotherapeutic agents, or transmittable infections. Direct contact with corrosive chemicals, infectious agents, handling glassware, and needles.
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.