American Addiction Centers Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT/PBT) in Slidell, Louisiana
This position is in New Orleans and requires someone to already be in the general New Orleans area.
Typical working hours are Monday through Friday 10 am to 7 pm. Note the hours could change based upon patient census.
The Phlebotomy Technician (CPT/PBT) is responsible for performing venipuncture, participating in other laboratory specimen collections, performing various laboratory tests and operations to ensure proper function of the laboratory. Maintain certification standards for state licensures and accredited institutions.
Report To: Client Services Supervisor
Prepare and complete necessary laboratory operations in ensure daily functioning & completion of normal assignments
Perform laboratory procedures according to lab policies and standard operating procedures
Maintain and troubleshoot laboratory equipment
Perform blood draws competently and efficiently with causing as little patient discomfort as possible
Develop, prepare, and maintain log entries, documentation records, patient notes, requisitions, and perform general clerical work
Accurately register client samples, order tests and cancel/add tests as required
Prioritize test orders by STAT, routine or other and alert laboratory staff as needed
Maintain adequate supplies for phlebotomy procedures & alert supervisorial staff for orders to ensure no interruption in normal functions
Exhibit proactive practices in effort to prevent accidents; maintains a safe, neat, and clean environment for patients, visitors, and staff
Demonstrate team efforts, such as helping others when needed, and provides supportive feedback to team
Ability to work autonomously with minimum supervision
Participate in educational opportunities from staff training, in-services, professional development practices such as maintaining personal networks, reading professional publications and meeting required Continuing Education (CE) thresholds for recertification
Assist CLIA-waived Laboratory Supervisor in processing, accessioning and shipping of patient samples to Addiction Labs of America (ALA)
Assist in lab development projects of monthly goals – provide feedback on shared projects to bolster efficiency of lab operations and collections in facility
Perform and record quality control as required by manufacturer’s instructions and department protocol
Collect therapeutic drug-monitoring assays by collaborating with nursing personnel to ensure appropriate drug dose to collection time
Document and report adverse events during the work day, including patient interactions
Minimum High School Diploma or GED required.
Completion of national exam to receive licensure as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT/PBT). This licensure verifies you have demonstrated the ability of all procedures and possesses knowledge of all facets in phlebotomy.
Licensure must be up to date and current at time of first day.
Exceptional bedside manner while handling patients.
Ability to perform aseptic technique, universal precautions, while following department procedures and facility policies.
Adherence to state and federal regulations within the scope of practice of professional services in a subacute healthcare setting.
Maintain safe, secure and healthy work environment by following facility standards and practice; complying with legal regulations.
Ability to troubleshoot unusual test orders, lab collections or defective lab equipment.
Knowledge and experience in adhering to state and federal laboratory regulations.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
If in personal recovery, a minimum of 2 years clean and sober.
AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.
Job ID: 2018-1517
External Company Name: American Addiction Centers
External Company URL: http://contactaac.com
Street: 3042 Gause Blvd East