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INTERPATH LABORATORY INC Phlebotomist/Processor, Renton (4325) in Renton, Washington

Interpath Laboratories is looking for a friendly and energetic Phlebotomist withoutstanding people skills. Qualified candidates will have a collaborative, team spirit and a willingness to support the needs of our patients as well as the goals of the job and the team. In this role, you will perform phlebotomy following standard procedures and protocols, interact with clients in a friendly and professional manner, collect and process samples for culture and maintain specimen integrity from collection to transfer.Apply Online By Clicking on the link below: Choose Interpath?On the job trainingWA State Phlebotomy certification is preferred but not requiredCompetitive wagesSeveral locations within the Tri Cities areaOpportunities for professional developmentQualificationsEducation:High School graduate or equivalentLicensure/Certification:Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist Certification (Washington State only).Experience:Previous training/certification from a phlebotomy training program preferred. HIV certification preferred (WA employees only); excellent communication and customer service skills; attention to detail; excellent phone skills and ability to multi-task.Schedule: Full Time, M-F hours TBDOverviewEnsure prompt and courteous service to clients and patients in the areas of specimen collection and processing.ResponsibilitiesPerform phlebotomy following standard procedures and protocols.Administrative duties including excellent customer service to all patients, clients and employees. Answer phones in a timely manner following company standards on proper phone etiquette.Act as collector for forensic chain of custody drug screens following established protocols for dealing with integrity issues of forensic drug collections.Collect miscellaneous samples for culture.Receive samples from clients and other Interpath sites.Accurately process samples in timely manner to ensure Interpath meets established routine and Stat turnaround times.Maintain specimen integrity from collection point and up to point transferred to technical staff.Accurately translate physician orders and diagnoses.Data entry of patient demographics and tests ordered.Package samples for referral labs.Print and distribute reports.Follow established safety protocols.Follow established daily checklist to ensure all tasks performed on schedule.Understand and adhere to HIPAA policies, procedures and regulations to assure patient confidentiality.Understand and practice Medicare rules regarding ABN’s.Actively participate in departmental quality assurance monitors.Follow all established I.Q. protocols.Judge adequacy of submitted specimens, using technical assistance if needed.Participate in scheduling by cove