About the Job
To collect laboratory specimens, following TCH laboratory standards, and record cardiac tracings following TCH Cardiology standards. To complete demographic and financial documentation on all patients following TCH registration standards. Responsibilities of this position include: • Laboratory Specimen Collection Performs venipunctures, finger sticks, heel sticks and IVY bleeding time studies. • Has knowledge of various specimen tubes anticoagulants and proper sequence of tubes to be drawn. • Follows lab medicine protocol regarding labeling of specimens, delivering in a timely manner, ordering test accurately and verifying ordered tests against specimens collected. • Has a thorough understanding of special collection techniques. Uses sterile procedure for blood cultures, butterfly apparatus, etc. • Electrocardiograms (ECGs)Performs routine ECGs following Cardiology procedure standard within 5-10 minutes of beginning the procedure. • Is able to recognize life threatening arrhythmias and notifies appropriate personnel or physician of the presence of such. Required Skills and Knowledge: 1-2 years of customer service skills and phlebotomy required. 1-2 years of customer service experience preferred. Education: High school diploma or GED required. A formal phlebotomy program is preferred. Other: Must be able to start at 6:00 AM and able to work until at least 6 PM on any weekday and Saturday 8-12. Applicant must be willing to work at other TCH locations occasionally.