Patient Services Technician/Phlebotomist
954-985-6650 - Ext 246
Palm Desert, CA USA
• PST with a minimum of 2 years experience as a patient service technician/phlebotomist. This position is a float and may be required to travel throughout the territory covering sites. Skill and comprehension level required for this category:- • Phlebotomy certification (where required) from an accredited agency, completion of an approved phlebotomy training course, or equivalent experience through previous employment. • Minimum of two years verifiable phlebotomy experience. Exhibit proficiency in all of the following:- • Blood collection by venipuncture and capillary technique from patients of all age groups, urine drug screen collections, paternity collections, breath/saliva alcohol testing, LCM/Cyber Tools, TestCup, pediatric blood collections, difficult draws (patients in mental retardation facilities, long-term care facilities, drug rehabilitation facilities, prisons, psychiatric facilities, or similar facilities). • Has comprehensive understanding of compliance and safety, and is able to effectively communicate the importance of compliance and safety to other employees. • Possess the ability and skills necessary to provide orientation and training for patient service technicians.Job Handles Sputum Samples? YesSkill Requirements:- • Administrative: Answer telephones, maintain logs/records, organizational skills, proficiency with numbers, research information, time management, train employees, use computerized databases, written and verbal communications. Machine:- Personal computer.Physical Demands:- • Speech clarity, utilization of fingers and hands, standing-remaining on one’s feet in an upright position, sitting-remaining in the normal seated position, handling-seizing, holding, grasping. Moderate physical effort (up to 30 pounds); must comply with applicable safety procedures. Working Conditions:- • Possible exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens; regularly exposed to the risk of blood-borne diseases; must comply with applicable safety procedures.Vision Requirements:- • Far acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more; near acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less; depth perception-ability to judge distance and space relationships; color vision-ability to distinguish and identify different colors.License/Certification/Education:- • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent w/2 years experience. Meet all state & local requirements for Phlebotomy. • Normally requires a Valid Driver’s License along with a clean driving record.