• Phlebotomist - Per Diem

    Job Locations US-VT-Morrisville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/6/2018 2:14 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1508
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
    Type
    Per Diem
    Shift
    Varied/Rotating
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
  • Overview

    Collects blood and body fluid samples from inpatients and outpatients assuring specimen quality and patient safety and comfort. Enters request for laboratory testing into computer. Enters diagnostic coding for Medical Necessity determination and billing. Maintains departmental records and supplies. Compliance with all applicable State and Federal laws, regulations, and policies governing the provision of health care.

    Responsibilities

    • Collects blood samples from inpatients and outpatients Following department policies.
    • Enters orders into computer. May require pre-registration or accession number assignment.
    • Applies Medicare compliance regulations for Medical Necessity of lab orders. This involves sensitive patient interaction and consultation with physician offices.
    • Enters appropriate ICD-9 codes to assure accurate and timely billing.
    • Maintains files of laboratory orders for audit review.
    • Answers telephone, schedules appointments, takes messages and deals with public.
    • Enters results of all referral testing into computer. Calls results as required.
    • Coordinates with archivist and medical records. Files referral results and pathology items.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
    • Meets the psychosocial needs of the patient being served.
    • Obtains specimens in a manner appropriate to the patient’s age, physical ability and intellectual development for the following patient populations: neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric, adult.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
    • Previous phlebotomy experience.
    • ASCP or equivalent.

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