Phlebotomist II - P/T
Company: Quest Diagnostics
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Rep PS II (Phleb) - P/T - -Spring, TX - Monday-Friday
The Patient Services Representative II (PSR II) represents the face
of our company to patients who come to Quest Diagnostics, both as
part of their health routine or for insights into life-defining
health decisions. The PSR II draws quality blood samples from
patients and prepares those specimens for lab testing while
following established practices and procedures. The PSR II has
direct contact with patients and creates an atmosphere of trust and
confidence while explaining procedures to patients and drawing
blood specimens in a skillful, safe and accurate manner. The PSR II
will demonstrate Quest Leadership Behaviors while focusing on
process excellence skills and sensitivity to confidentiality and
accuracy to patient information. Successful applicants may be
assigned to a doctor's office, a patient service center, in a house
call environment, long term care or as business needs dictate.
Job Accountabilities (Responsibilities)
Collect specimens according to established procedures. - This
includes, but not limited to: drug screens, biometric screening and
Administer oral solutions according to established training.
Research test/client information and confirm and verify all written
and electronic orders by utilizing lab technology systems or
directory of services.
Responsible for completing all data entry requirements accurately
including data entry of patient registration; entry of test order
from requisition or pulling order from database; managing Standing
Enter billing information and collect payments when required,
including the safeguarding of assets and credit card
Data entry and processing specimens including: labeling,
centrifuging, splitting, and freezing specimens as required by test
Perform departmental-related clerical duties when assigned such as
data entry, inventory, stock supplies, and answer phones when
Read, understand and comply with departmental policies, protocols
and procedures: (i.e. Procedure Manuals, Safety Manual, Compliance
Manual, Automobile Policies and Procedures, Employee Handbook,
Quality Assurance Manual); and ensure that all staff members follow
Perform verification of patient demographic info / initials
including patient signature post-venipuncture to verify tubes were
labeled in their presence and that the name on the label is
Assist with compilation and submission of monthly statistics and
Maintain all appropriate phlebotomy logs in a timely manner and
based on frequency, such as maintenance logs and temperature
Complete training courses and keep up-to-date with the latest
Travel to Territory Manager meeting if held off-site or off normal
Participate on special projects and teams.
Stay-up-to date on company communications and assist with the
distribution of technical information to the work group.
Perform Point of Care (POC) testing at those sites where needed and
the complete training/competency evaluations per Standing Operating
With appropriate training, act as mentor and resource for new
employees, assisting with transition into the PSC work environment
and the familiarity with established procedures.
Assist with periodic inventory counts, report shortages and
problems to group leader or supervisor as they occur.
Assist with the preparation of schedules for the assigned work
group or PSC's.
Communicate professionally with clients to resolve or refer, and
document problems, prepare problem documentation and report
critical issues as they occur.
Ensure staff is following all safety precautions by wearing a
clean, button lab coat, gloves and face shield when required.
Assist supervisors with the implementation of SOPs for phlebotomy
services in accordance with Quest Diagnostics guidelines.
Ensure facilities are neat, clean and in good repair, takes
appropriate action to advise Group Leader or Supervisor of required
repairs and maintenance.
Will be required to act as a coach, mentor, instructor and resource
advisor for new employees, as well as be the point of contact to
staff on site and provide regular input to the group lead or
Ability to provide quality, error free work in a fast-paced
Ability to work independently with minimal on-site supervision.
Excellent phlebotomy skills to include pediatric and geriatric.
Flexible and available based on staffing needs, which includes
weekends, holidays, on-call and overtime.
Committed to all Quest Diagnostics Policies & Procedures including
Company dress code, Employee Health & Safety, and Quest Diagnostics
Everyday Excellence Guiding Principles.
Must be able to make decisions based on established procedures and
exercise good judgment.
Must have reliable transportation, valid driver license, and clean
driving record, if applicable.
Travel and flexible hours required to work multiple locations and
required to cover at Patient Service Center/Mobile/Long-Term
Care/In-Office Phlebotomy locations with minimal notice.
Capable of handling multiple priorities in a high volume
Must demonstrate Superior Customer Focus; ability to communicate
openly and transparently with peers, supervisors and patients;
ability to accelerate and embrace change throughout Quest; and
Knowledge of our business.
Lift light to moderately heavy objects. - The normal performance of
duties may require lifting and carrying objects. - Objects in the
weight range of 1 to 15 pounds are lifted and carried frequently;
objects in the weight range of 16 to 25 pounds are lifted and
carried occasionally and objects in the weight range of 26 to 40
pounds are seldom lifted and carried. - Objects exceeding 41 pounds
are not to be lifted or carried without assistance.
Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time; requires
long hours of eye and hand coordination.
Must be able to perform repetitive tasks with dominant hand
frequently to constantly throughout the day.
Position requires travel.
Extensive use of phone and PC.
Fine dexterity with hands/steadiness.
[All requirements are subject to possible modifications to
reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. - All duties
and requirements are essential job functions.]
High school diploma or equivalent.
Medical training: medical assistant or paramedic training
Phlebotomy certification preferred. Required in California, Nevada,
Three years phlebotomy experience required, inclusive of pediatric,
geriatric and capillary collections.
Minimum 2 years in a Patient Service Center environment
Customer service in a retail or service environment preferred.
Keyboard/data entry experience.
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