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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

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Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Phlebotomist -Phlebotomy- Austin, TX

UHG - Austin, Texas

Posted: 10/20/2018

 Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)  

 

The Phlebotomist in this function draws and collect blood samples, performs manual and automated routine blood tests, and operates lab equipment. This position requires certification by a nationally recognized organization. Screening Clinicians requires graduation from an accredited program and passing a national exam by the Board of Registry of the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

 

Office: 2222Rosewood, Austin, TX

M-F 8am-5pm

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepares equipment to efficiently collect blood products
  • Performs venipuncture using vacutainer, syringe and butterfly techniques; capillary punctures using heel and finger stick techniques on patients
  • Identifies and labels specimens
  • Conducts designated laboratory testing
  • Instructs patients on urine collection procedures. Allocates urine specimens
  • Cleans and sterilizes equipment, instruments, and work area
  • Inventories supplies and places orders
  • Enters laboratory data into computer system
  • Maintains patient confidentiality
  • Data entered is accurate and timely
  • Monitors biohazard waste
  • Ensures preventive maintenance is performed on all equipment and monitors
  • Responses timely to abnormal and panic values
  • Maintains knowledge of all routine container and minimum volumes required for specimen collection
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
  • Candidate should expect to be utilized both clinical and administratively during times of lull in their department

Required Qualifications:

  • High school Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1 + years of phlebotomy experience
  • Basic Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques to perform routine blood and urine tests
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment and testing to perform quality control checks
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Maintains all materials for collection
  • Skill in preparing written reports concerning the results of laboratory tests and input data into computer system
  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English / Spanish)
  • Skill in operating a variety of laboratory instrumentation
  • National certification or registration as Medical Assistant or Phlebotomist Certification in their specialty

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 240,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

 

 Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

 

 

Job keywords: Phlebotomist, Phlebotomy, WellMed, Austin, Texas, TX

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