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We are searching for a Pathology Patient Care Tech -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform phlebotomy for inpatients and outpatients at our medical facility.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
· Interacts with patients and parents to perform phlebotomy procedures following protocols for age appropriate care
· Performs venepuncture, fingerstick, and heelstick phlebotomy procedures including blood cultures, newborn screens, dxylose and glucose tolerances, etc. as written in the Central Receiving and Processing manual
· Greets parents and patients promptly and courteously, values customers and gives customer full attentions
· Demonstrates theoretical and practical knowledge of the procedures and equipment; maintains skills and demonstrates competency via performance, documentation, and observation by supervisory staff
· Performs and participates in proficiency testing programs to validate competency as required
· Demonstrates theoretical and practical knowledge of the procedures and equipment, maintains skills and demonstrates competency via performance, documentation, and observation by supervisory staff
· Documents events in the event tracker as events are discovered. Investigates circumstances around the events and document
· directs workflow and staff breaks to ensure work is processed within the established turn-around time
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
· High school diploma or GED required
· 1 year phlebotomist experience required