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 Clinic Phlebotomist San Marcos - NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: UnitedHealth Group 
Hiring entity type: Insurance 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Laboratory
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 830910_0 / Latpro-3686893 
Date posted: Jun-08-2019
State, Zip: Texas, 78130

Description

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

Responsible for drawing blood on patients, performing necessary in-house testing, and preparing specimens sent to reference lab.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepares equipment to efficiently collect blood products
  • Performs venipuncture using vacutainer, syringe and butterfly techniques; capillary punctures using heel and finger stick techniques on patients. Identifies and labels specimens
  • Conducts designated laboratory testing
  • Instructs patients on urine collection procedures. Allocates urine specimens
  • Cleans and sterilizes equipment, instruments, and work area
  • Inventories supplies and places orders
  • Enters laboratory data into computer system
  • Maintains patient confidentiality
  • Data enters is accurate and timely
  • Monitors biohazard waste
  • Ensures preventive maintenance is performed on all equipment and monitors
  • Responses timely to abnormal and panic values
  • Maintains knowledge of all routine container and minimum volumes required for specimen collection
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • 1+ years of related experience
  • National certification or registration as Medical Assistant or Phlebotomist
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques to perform routine blood and urine tests
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment and testing to perform quality control checks
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Skill in operating a variety of laboratory instrumentation
  • Ability to maintain all materials for collection
  • Skill in preparing written reports concerning the results of laboratory tests and input data into computer system
  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in a medical setting
  • CLA or ASCP Certified
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public
  • Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions
  • Ability to follow written protocols
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good communication and customer service skills


Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 350,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Phlebotomist, MA, Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy, TX, San Marcos, Texas



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