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Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist

Company: Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital
Location: Reno
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe are looking for a Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist to draw blood and other tissue or fluid from patients for testing, research or donations. The job of a phlebotomist is a rewarding one since you help people stay healthy and even help save their lives. Phlebotomist duties One of the most important is to properly identify patients and correctly use phlebotomy methods (e.g. venipuncture, skin puncture). Well rely on you to preserve patient health and the quality of samples. Phlebotomist job requirements Were looking for important phlebotomist skills such as presence of mind, people skills, and attention to detail. You must a California Phlebotomy License in phlebotomy and have knowledge of puncture techniques. If youre dedicated to your patients and have a firm but kind hand, wed like to meet you.Responsibilities

  • Arrange daily activities based on the urgency of requests for fluid samples
  • Identify patients and their personal information using their ID, documents, or other means
  • Determine the right venipuncture method based on patient age, health, etc.
  • Reassure patients and help them relax
  • Find veins that are suitable for puncture
  • Draw blood using sterilized needles, vials, and other equipment
  • Ensure optimal quality and quantity of samples
  • Label samples correctly and send or deliver them for testing
  • Answer patient questions and provide useful information
  • Keep accurate records on fluid specimens and tests
  • Adhere to all relevant health and safety standards while working
  • Help with blood transfusions when neededRequirementsEducation
    • High school diploma required
    • California Phlebotomy License requiredExperience
      • Proven experience as a Phlebotomist or Phlebotomy Technician
      • Experience with effective puncture techniquesKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
        • Understanding of proper patient identification methods
        • Knowledge of legal requirements about drawing blood, handling fluid samples, and use of relevant medical equipment and material
        • Ability to use computers to enter information
        • Excellent communication skills
        • Attention to detail
        • Ability to connect with various types of patients (such as children, elderly, and adults) and make them feel comfortableBenefitsWe proudly offer the following:
          • Competitive rates
          • Flexible schedules
          • Tuition reimbursementA full benefits package is available on the first of the month following just one month of employment! This package includes Medical (three plans to choose from), Dental (two plans to choose from), Vision, Life Insurance options, including plans for spouse and children, 401(k), Pet Insurance, Identity Theft insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and a very generous PTO plan and more!

Keywords: Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, Reno , Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada

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