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Texas Oncology is looking for a Phlebotomist to join our team!This full time position will supportand workat our Austin Midtown location at 901 West 38th Street . Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today - at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." ® in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.
Why work for us? Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.
What does the Phlebotomist do? The Phlebotomist is responsible for collecting and processing of specimens from patients. Assists with patient flow as needed.
Responsibilities: The essential duties and responsibilities:
Will work front desk to process incoming orders for lab testing.
Properly processes labeled specimens according to policy and procedures.
Performs phlebotomy and collects appropriate specimens from patients as ordered.
Assures pre-authorizations and completes appropriate consent (ABN) prior to collection of limited coverage tests.
Maintains proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program, including accessioning logs, equipment records and checklists.
Other duties assigned by management.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate for the Phlebotomist position will have the following background and experience:
High School diploma or equivalent
Phlebotomist ACHP preferred.
Minimum of 1-year phlebotomy experience required.
Willing to consider entry and mid-level experience.
Must be proficient in drawing blood and must be comfortable with waived testing.
Multi-Tasking, excellent communication, and interpersonal skills are a must.
Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands of this job typically require full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination in operation and manipulation of complex laboratory equipment. Requires sitting/standing for extensive periods of time with the use hands to finger, handle, or feel and arms to reach or carry. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision, color perception and hearing to normal range. Requires legible handwriting.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to direct contact with patients with potential for exposure to blood/body fluids, chemotherapeutic agents, or transmittable infections. Direct contact with corrosive chemicals, infectious agents, handling glassware, and needles.