ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan.
Demonstrates proper Phlebotomy technique while performing venipunctures and skin punctures on newborns to geriatric patients. Perform Administrative Assistant Duties using Powerchart and Pathnet (register patients). Responsibilities include: specimen collection, computer use, telephone communication, courier service, and have knowledge of the terminology of tests ordered in the lab.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Draws blood competently with as little discomfort as possible
Identifies the patient (Name and DOB)- comparing patients information on the specimen labels to the patients identification band or verbal response from the patient before specimen collection is performed
Displays courteous, professional manner towards patients, co-workers, nursing and medical staff
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patients safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors
Label test tubes properly, is knowledgeable about which color tube to use and the volume of blood needed
Follows standard precautions, policies and procedures for the Clinical Lab and hospital, reviews policies and procedures regularly
Disposes all needles, heel stick and finger stick devices in a sharps container
Cleans and maintains work area, stock supplies in phlebo area and phlebo trays, order supplies when needed
Seeks guidance and direction as necessary
Demonstrates the value of team concept on a consistent basis
Maintains urine drug screen manual and supplies, collect drug screens as needed
Operate multi-line phone system in a high volume work area while assisting patients.
Operate copy machine, fax machine, scanners, multi-line telephone system, and centrifuge
Intermediate computer skills (typing), access and order lab tests through Department Order Entry and Powerchart, Register patients through Powerchart and Pathnet, Perform laboratory Information System functions with minimal assistance using Powerchart and Pathnet, such as logging in specimens, manually expediting results, order results viewer, collection inquiry, and Access Management applications (imaging only, lab quick reg., register patient, and view encounter)
Operate courier service in a timely manner by foot or vehicle during any type of weather : to include physician office rounds (AM and PM), and keep accurate record of all specimens collected during rounds.
Other duties as assigned
Education / Experience / License and Certifications
High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED), required.
Training in the proper procedure to be employed in the performance of venipuncture and skin punctures under the supervision of the Laboratory Manager
Phlebotomy experience preferred
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Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products.
Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.