Phleb Tech I MDS
Company: Sonora Quest
Posted on: January 25, 2023
LTC Svcs-Ref Lab
This position will be located within the Mobile Diagnostics
Services Department. This position is responsible for the
collection and receipt of biological specimens into the department,
their proper entry into the company's computer system, the
preparation of samples for analytical testing and/or the
distribution of these specimens to the proper analytical area. This
includes responsibility for pre and post aspects of analytical
testing. This position will also perform specified analytical
testing as assigned. Follows the guidelines of the Code of
1. To include the following: 1) specimen collection 2) general
laboratory specimen processing or 3) referral laboratory
processing. In doing so, ensuring correct patient and specimen
identification and specimen integrity by using appropriate
techniques for all age criteria as required. Only staff with a high
school diploma or GED may perform any specified analytical testing,
i.e. Point of Care testing.
2. Enters and verifies patient demographics, location, physician
data, tests requested, time and date of collection, appropriate
clinical information, and all other pertinent data found on
requisitions as required for processing and billing. Verifies
accuracy of entered information. Verifies appropriateness of
specimens received. Aliquots and labels specimens according to
established departmental procedures and practices, delivers
specimens to the technical area in a timely manner and / or
performs initial processing and preparation of samples for
transport. Performs "Triage" process as needed within Patient
Service Centers. Level II will assist lead in monitoring workflow
and training of new employees
3. Focuses on quality by assuring that all work performed is
accurate and complete. Completes documents legibly and accurately
per site protocol. Follows established methods and practices.
Maintains familiarity with departmental procedures. Uses
appropriate documentation to record communications. Communicate
courteously and professionally and responds accordingly. Initiates
computer generated reports as required for patient reporting and
quality assurance monitoring. Meets departmental standards for
productivity and quality as currently defined. Level II will have
knowledge of more computer functions, i.e. A.R.E. Actively
participates in input to dept/system via committees or Six Sigma
teams. Maintains acceptable specimen rejection rates and meets the
departmental standards for productivity and quality as currently
4. Participates in departmental financial responsibilities through
the appropriate use of supplies and materials. Avoids excessive
waste. Participates in department initiatives to reduce costs and
improve service. Basic knowledge of billing. Commitment to error
free work environment.
5. Communicates courteously and professionally with internal and
external customers. Interacts with co-workers with an emphasis on
teamwork and a focus on customer service. All employees must be
able to work all areas/departments/shifts as assigned. Resolves
basic service issues. Attends meetings and remains current with
internal/external communications, i.e. e-mail, newsletters, etc.
Increased knowledge of laboratory terminology.
6. Acknowledges and understands the importance of 'Patient Rights'
and privacy (HIPAA). Promotes, supports and exhibits behavior
consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Values of Laboratory
Sciences of Arizona and customer-focused care.
**MATRIX OF INDIRECT REPORTING**
**TYPE OF SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES**
**SCOPE AND COMPLEXITY**
Responsibility may include oversight of specimen collection,
processing and referral testing. Assists department
manager/supervisor with managing company and department actions.
Internal customers are directors, leaders, managers, supervisors
and department employees. External customers are patients,
physicians, pathologists, medical directors, nurses, vendors,
suppliers, and laboratory service representatives
**PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS**
Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach and stretch frequently May
be required to lift up to 25 pounds Must use standard precautions
due to threat of exposure to blood and body fluids. Needs adequate
color vision. Requires significant use of personal computer, phone
and general office equipment. Needs adequate visual acuity, ability
to grasp and handle objects. Needs ability to communicate
effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on
telephone. May require off-site travel.
+ Minimum age requirement of 18.
+ Must be a high school graduate, or have achieved equivalency
through the GED exam.
+ Good reading, writing and math abilities are required.
+ Good organizational skills are also required.
+ Basic knowledge of department resource materials.
+ Previous experience of a minimum 1 year in a clinical laboratory
+ Phlebotomy positions may substitute completion of a phlebotomy
school for experience.
+ Basic computer skills required.
+ Position may require ADHS Fingerprinting Certification or the
ability to obtain fingerprint certification.
+ Must possess a valid State driver's license and be eligible for
coverage under the company auto insurance policy.
+ Bilingual (Spanish/English) is a plus
+ Knowledge of medical terminology
**DATE APPROVED** 11/05/2019
Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems
in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital
services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of
hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs,
physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate
professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier,
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Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
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