Job Title:
Patient Services Technician
Job ID:
429647
Location:
East Hospital
Department:
CarePoint East - Lab
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Shift:
Day
FTE %:
100
Salary Range Min:
$12.30
Salary Range Max:
$17.45

Position summary

Multiple positions available

Patient Services Technician (Job Opening 429647) - SCOPE OF POSITION
Carepoint East lab encompasses specimen collection, specimen processing, EKG and Point of Care testing services within the Department of Clinical Laboratories at University Hospitals East. The Carepoint East lab is staffed according to the building operational hours of 7:30 am to 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. Hours/days could vary as operation may dictate.

POSITION SUMMARY
The patient service tech (PST) performs specimen collection by both venipuncture and capillary puncture, specimen labeling, specimen processing, and performs EKG.  Verifies accuracy and quality of specimens collected and dispatches specimens to appropriate testing locations. Also performs test requisition entry, greets and directs patients through the lab and gathers complete patient information necessary to complete the registration and accessioning of all procedures done in the area. Performs point of care testing; ensures accuracy of results and Quality Control by maintaining equipment and instruments. Follows policy for chain of custody record keeping for pre-employment/Chain of custody urine collections.

Education and experience

High school graduate or equivalent required; Certified phlebotomist preferred; EKG training through an accredited organization preferred.

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