JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network includes an acute care hospital and more than 40 community-based clinics, including 19 school-based clinics. John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, its only psychiatric emergency services site and has the largest hospital-based family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,500 people.
Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group. Acclaim has over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network in specialties ranging from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group has been formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial and clinical performance
- utcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.
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Certified Phlebotomist Weekends Early Morning
Clinical / Professional Services
John Peter Smith Hospital
Description: The Certified Phlebotomist collects and prepares for transport laboratory samples taken from patients seen in the hospital, ambulatory health centers and clinics.
- Collects specimens by venipuncture and micropuncture on neonates, neonates, pediatrics, adults, and geriatrics, using phlebotomy supplies and techniques appropriate to specific patient population and test specifications, accurately preparing specimens for transport.
- Performs special collection procedures, such as timed tests, including those requiring oral ingestion of prescribed substances, point-of-care testing, accurately preparing specimens for transport.
- Possesses age-specific knowledge and skills for appropriate interaction with staff members, other Network employees, patients, families, and visitors.
- Exhibits courteous, respectful, and professional behavior when interacting with patients, families, and staff.
- Facilitates the collection of specimens by explaining all procedure processes to the patient and/or appropriate family member, care providers, or nursing personnel, and/or other pertinent individuals, prior to initiating the process.
- Accurately inputs and extracts laboratory information via computer system utilizing the Laboratory and Hospital Information Systems (LIS and HIS) computer functions.
- Participates in and adheres to Network, Division, and Departmental policies, procedures, Code of Ethics, Compliance, QI/PI, HIPAA, Fire/Safety/Infection Control, Patient Safety, Risk Management activities, established federal, state, and local government and regulatory specifications.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
- High school diploma, GED or equivalent.
- Successful completion of a Phlebotomy Program or equivalent training.
Preferred Education and Experience:
- 6 months experience as a Phlebotomist in a hospital, clinic, doctor's office, etc.
Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
- Certification from a National Registry for Phlebotomists.
Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
- Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification (BCLS).
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