Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, DE - Creating the Next Generation of Care
Location: Hospital-Main Campus
Competencies and Skills - Essential:
Knowledge of Office Equipment
Clear Communication Skills Both Written and Verbal
Knowledge of Basic Computer Programs
Able to Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members
Able to Withstand Crisis Situations
Has Skills to Provides Customer Service to Patients, Team Members and Visitors
Experience with Or Completed Course in Medical Terminology
Completed A Course in Phlebotomy
Education - Essential:
High school graduate or equivalent
Collects and prepares blood specimens for laboratory testing, represents the laboratory to patients and their families. Reviews physician orders, obtains clinical and demographic information, prints draw lists, and verifies patient identification and correct specimen type for tests requested.
Will consider entry level graduates. Able to communicate effectively, pleasantly, cooperatively and discreetly with patients, physicians, hospital employees and the public. Able to work under pressure. Willingness to increase knowledge of laboratory/hospital functions. Demonstrates creativity and initiative in problem solving.
Phlebotomy technique, competence in venipuncture, micro collection, bleeding times, blood cultures, therapeutic phlebotomy, Blood Bank specimens. Ensures positive patient identification Prioritizes phlebotomy duties to achieve efficiency. Readily responds to changes in work schedules and volumes. Continually uses time to departmental advantage when work schedules are light. Answers the telephone to schedule tests, relays accurate information and responds to stat draw requests from all patient care areas in a STAT manner. Efficiently directs calls to appropriate area or person. Obtains and enters information into the L.I.S. and the H.I.S., registers patients into HIS. Updates all information, demographics and insurance. Orders test information, prints labels and labels specimens at point of service. Perform and report point-of-care monitor glucoses on all patient types.
Maintains equipment and inventory of needed supplies. Keeps the patient drawing area clean and tidy. Maintains phlebotomy basket / cart; ensuring safety measures are followed. Recognizes the Phlebotomist-Registrar's role as it relates to the overall function of the laboratory, patient care, customer service and the business of healthcare. Conscious of biohazard safety as it relates to the job; use of the pneumatic tube system, manual delivery of specimens to main lab, disposal of blood collection equipment, changing of gloves between patients. Bedside manner and attitude toward the patient. Performs medical necessity checks prior to out-patient phlebotomy. Ensures specimens are packaged properly and delivered to Specimen Processing in a timely manner.
Our employees play a pivotal role in our continued success. Attracting and retaining the best healthcare professionals is Beebe Healthcare's top priority. We offer an excellent patient-focused environment, exciting career opportunities, and leading-edge technology with supportive, progressive leadership. Joining Beebe Healthcare means joining an exciting healthcare team that is deeply committed to the community. Join us to take advantage of our excellent benefits and compensation package.