Phlebotomist / Specimen Collector - Destin, FL

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Description

Stone Clinical Laboratories was created to encompass a wider variety of clinical testing services, including Toxicology, Pharmacogenetics, Wellness Testing & more—all solutions designed to meet new challenges in the constantly changing and dynamic field of medicine. Powered by the latest research and technology, Stone Clinical Laboratories makes next-level testing and diagnostics accessible and convenient in order to improve patient outcomes.


We are opening a new facility in the Destin, FL area and are currently looking for an experienced Phlebotomist/Specimen Collector. The basic functions of the Phlebotomist/Specimen Collector are to accurately collect and process appropriate patient samples for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Stone Clinical Laboratories staff is expected to serve and protect patients by adhering to professional standards, all established policies and procedures, and applicable federal, state, and/or accrediting requirements.This is a unique opportunity to join a close-knit and passionate team, and help guide the growth and success of the laboratory!


Requirements

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Greet patients and activate orders in the appropriate system based on requested testing and insurance coverage
  • Recognize and resolve questionable orders and patient identification
  • Confer with patients to obtain information for laboratory records, explain procedures and elicit cooperation
  • Perform collections for blood, urine drug and oral fluid drug screening, both observed and unobserved
  • Instruct patients in a sensitive and understandable way on the proper collection of blood and urine samples
  • Maintains proper storage and organization of chain of custody
  • Follow Universal Precautions and all OSHA standards when handling specimens
  • Process samples using aseptic technique and prepare required paperwork for Stone Clinical Laboratories testing and reference lab testing
  • Verify specimen identification and appropriateness of sample type/volume for the indicated testing
  • Proficient use of centrifuge and knowledge of pouring off specimens for transport to the laboratory.
  • Properly label and document the specimens and prepare for shipment
  • Ensure samples are shipped via correct courier on schedule
  • Recognize questionable results, equipment malfunctions, and technical problems then take timely steps to resolve
  • Prepare and communicate results of analyses clearly and legibly
  • Distribute reference lab result reports to the appropriate providers
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading technical publications, and participating in professional societies, as applicable
  • Demonstrate proficiency in all computer-related tasks, including troubleshooting data transmission issues
  • Organize and prioritize workload to avoid delays for patients, testing, and/or reporting results
  • Ensure an adequate level of supplies based on anticipated needs, ensure that work areas are stocked, and maintain records of inventory orders and receipt
  • Ensure efficient operations by using appropriate supplies with minimal waste
  • Evaluate, address, and/or escalate requests for add-on testing, general laboratory information, and billing inquiries as appropriate
  • Evaluate, research, and respond to provider inquiries
  • Demonstrate good judgment and reasoning when investigating and solving problems
  • Demonstrates good judgment in respecting the confidentiality of patient and employee information


Education/Qualifications

  • Required: High-school diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred: AS degree in science or health-related field
  • Mathematics: Knowledge of basic mathematics
  • Must read and write English above a high school level. Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing


Licensing/Registration/Certification

  • Preferred: Phlebotomy Training Certification.


Experience

  • Required: 1 year of phlebotomy experience
  • Preferred: 3 years of phlebotomy experience

Benefits

Stone Clinical Laboratories offers a comprehensive and flexible benefits package that fits you and your family’s needs. If you work at least 30 hours per week and are a regular, full-time employee, you are considered fully benefits-eligible. Most benefits begin the first of the month following your hire date. We offer:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) (after 6 months of employment)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

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Stone Clinical Laboratories complies with all applicable laws concerning the employment of individuals with disabilities and acts in accordance with regulations and guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The Company does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to application procedures, hiring, advancement, discharge, compensation, training or other terms, conditions and privil

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Do you have a High-school diploma or equivalent?
Do you have at least 1 year of phlebotomy experience?
Do you have a Phlebotomy Training Certification?