Phlebotomist


BTL Technologies, Inc.

2020-09-15 20:00:30

Job location San Antonio, Texas, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Healthcare & Medical

Job description

Location:
Augusta, GA (Ft. Gordon), San Antonio, TX (Ft. Sam Houston),
and El Paso, TX (Ft. Bliss)

Full Time and PRN-On/Call

OUR ORGANIZATION
BTL Technologies, Inc. is a Texas corporation that provides contract staff augmentation to various government agencies in the United States. The company is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, with operations at government facilities in various states.
Our mission is to provide Workforce Solutions that help our clients achieve success!
OUR CLIENT
This contract is in support of the Armed Services Blood Program and the
Army Blood Program mission to collect, process, test and provide quality COVID convalescent plasma and other blood products from volunteer donors and to coordinate the distribution of blood products to Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) worldwide in order or provide life-saving blood products.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Phlebotomist will perform a variety of duties to include but not
limited to:
Interact with donors to collect blood products to include COVID 19 convalescent plasma.
Performs a variety of duties on a rotating basis in various sections to include phlebotomy, registration, vitals, and donor recovery.
Interacts with donors and staff in a tactful, professional and courteous manner.
Draws blood samples on adults; reviews collection kit to ensure all required
information is present;determines types of specimens to be collected and if
proper patient preparation has been accomplished; and selects appropriate
venipuncture site and cleans to ensure contamination-free field, taking into
account any adverse reaction to cleaning solutions if indicated by Soldier/civilian or medical personnel.

Performs routine and complicated venipuncture. Applies sterile dressing to site and instructs donors on care required to prevent infection and/or bruising.

Provides immediate care to donors who may fa
int or become nauseous during
the procedure.

Collects specimens into appropriate anticoagulant, preservative or clot tubes as required by test requested.

Performs and documents results of waived Point of Care Testing in the Vitals
Section.

Performs quality control and routine maintenance according to local SOPs.Labels specimens in accordance with the SOP. Follows all regulatory regulations (e.g.,Food and Drug Administration, AABB and College of American Pathologists) and safety guidelines for sample shipment and handling of all specimens.

Follows infection control regulations in handling, storage, packaging, and
disposal of biohazard materials.

Determines the specimen(s) to be collected for the laboratory work to be
performed based on the laboratory requisition or clinical orders entered in the hospital information system. Must be able to explain the procedure for collection of specimens to the donor.

Determines by SOPs and other guides how specimens must be processed and
stored. Operates centrifuge to separate specimens.

Refrigerates, store at room temperature, or freezes specimens as required.

Maintains strict confidentiality of all testing results.

May instruct and monitor various phlebotomy personnel or students on rotation in phlebotomy techniques. Areas of concerns include: patient identification, site selection, site preparation, blood collection, specimen labeling, patient care,blood handling techniques and emergency treatment of adverse phlebotomy reactions.

Orders appropriate laboratory testing required in CHCS/AHLTA or Reference
Testing site, maintains supplies and equipment, maintains adequate supplies in patient care areas, monitors stock levels and expiration dates of available collection tubes and replenishing, when required.

Cleans and wipes equipment, monitors supplies and pulls outdated stock.
Assembles equipment, verifies correct instrument operation, and reports defects.

Receives donors and visitors, and answers telephone calls. Determines nature of inquiry. Directs the inquiry to the appropriate section. Takes and relays
messages. Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of the section at all times.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High school equivalent and completion of a donor Phlebotomy program accredited by The Joint Commission or CAP

Must have performed 50 successful donor collections with an accredited laboratory within the last two years

Must possess current certification/registration as a Phlebotomy Technician, Donor Phlebotomy Technician or equivalent by the American Society for Clinical Pathology,American Medical Technologists or other agency approved by the Assistant Secretary Defense (Health Affairs), ASD(HA).

Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal relations, including the ability to appropriately and courteously
relate to internal and external customers

Must be computer proficient and familiar with MS word products

Familiarity with Enterprise Blood Management System (EBMS), Composite Health Care System (CHCS), MHS Genesis, and Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology
Application (AHLTA) is desired

Must read, understand, speak, and write English fluently

Must be U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain required government
security clearance.

Contact:Debra Kent, Recruiter

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