Mobile Phlebotomist at BioReference Labs in Exeter, New Hampshire

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

This is an exciting time to join our dynamic organization. OPKO Health is a diversified healthcare company that seeks to establish industry-leading positions in large, rapidly growing markets, including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and biologics. OPKO's diagnostics business includes BioReference Laboratories, the nation's third-largest and fastest growing clinical laboratory over the last 35 years, which provides diagnostic testing to physician offices, hospitals, and clinics, among others, and GeneDx, a rapidly growing genetics and genomics laboratory that applies cutting edge technologies to make efficient clinical diagnostic testing and interpretation available for individuals with rare and common genetic conditions. Come join our team and become part of something big, by making our patients and customers the highest priority.

We are looking for a Mobile Phlebotomist (40 hours per week) in our Exeter, NH location.

Schedule: Mon- Fri: 8-4:30 Flexible rotating weekends

Position Summary:

The Mobile Phlebotomist aims to serve patients by preparing specimens for laboratories testing and performing screening standards. The Phlebotomist shall draw quality blood samples and/or collect other specimens while creating an atmosphere of trust and confidence in the patient's home.

Position Responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:


  • Using superior customer service, greet customers appropriately, show proper identification and only when told enter home with all proper PPE.

  • Successful completing blood draws, collecting specimens, labeling specimens, centrifuging specimens, recording maintenance data and decontamination, and updating patient information.

  • Set up area for collection. Collects specimens according to established procedures. Properly explains in a clear but courteous manner the process of the venipuncture (blood drawing) and or other specimen collection (ex. urine or fecal) as required. Reduces patient anxiety by providing a calm environment for patients before, during and after the collection process.

  • Demonstrate technique/s using straight needles and/or butterfly needles.

  • Fully understand all of the physicians' orders.

  • Matches laboratory requisition forms to specimen tubes. Label, centrifuge, split, and freeze specimens as required by test order.

  • Check all test requisitions or computer label against script to ensure 100% correct.

  • Stores specimen sample according to required temperature, places samples in appropriate collection container/ tube, accurately labels, follows different procedures as outlined by specific to protocol deemed necessary for transport to maintain integrity of the specimen.

  • Transports specimen to proper drop off location.

  • Understand and comply with OSHA and DEP regulations.

  • Attend annual department trainings


 

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Phlebotomy certification for the state where you will be employed as required (CA & LA require license, FL requires certification

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 months' work experience performing venipunctures in a fast paced lab or hospital setting

  • Superior customer service skills, clear and audible voice, ability to show empathy and proper level of concern and care

  • Using superior customer service, greet customers appropriately, show proper identification and only when told enter home with all proper PPE.

  • Reliable transportation with at least 4 years of licensed driving experience and possess a valid driver's license issued in the state of residence.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Must be flexible with work schedule


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent patient interaction skills both in person and by phone

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently


Other Information:
  • Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) drug screen and MVR.

 

BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer