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Phlebotomist Outpatient

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Bedford
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Obtains blood specimens from patients using venipuncture and capillary collection methods from patients of all ages from newborn to geriatric
  • Processes specimens by centrifugation and separation
  • Carries out all duties while respecting member and provider confidentiality and promoting the mission and philosophy of USMD
  • Collects laboratory specimens from patients of all ages
  • Processes laboratory specimens according to protocol
  • Demonstrates appropriate telephone etiquette
  • Utilizes computer information systems
  • Adheres to organization and governmental standards, rules and regulations
  • Performs clerical duties
  • Promotes good customer service.
  • Prioritizes workload to efficiently provide Providers with information necessary
  • Performs specimen collection according to requirements and standard operating procedure
  • Demonstrates knowledge of safety collection devices and follows universal precautions
  • Adheres to patient confidentiality policy
  • Distributes laboratory reports
  • Complies with laboratory ordering and billing compliance
  • Assists with training new personnel as needed
  • Maintains inventory of laboratory supplies and cleanliness of laboratory
  • Reports complaints / problems to supervisor or person in charge

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Medical Assistant Certification or Phlebotomy Certification or ability to obtain within 180 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) current or acquired within 30 days of hire
  • Knowledge of/familiarity with laboratory environment
  • Knowledge of/familiarity with medical terminology
  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease
  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6+ months of experience
  • Numerical ability
  • Verbal and writing ability required to communicate effectively in informing employees of activities and policies
  • Ability to receive, comprehend, and carry out instructions; ability to work safely with equipment, supplies, and materials

USMD part of OptumCare is a multi-specialty group of hospital, clinics and physicians. USMD serves the Dallas - Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners and provides healthcare services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at its 2 hospitals, 4 cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics, many of which are multi-specialty.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Phlebotomy, Phlebotomist, Bedford, Arlington, Grand Prairie, TX, Texas

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Bedford , Phlebotomist Outpatient, Other , Bedford, Texas

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