Phlebotomist, On-Call (bilingual)

San Francisco, CA
Part Time
Shotwell
Entry Level

The Mission Neighborhood Health Center (MNHC) is a non-profit, multi-site community health organization offering comprehensive health services in the Mission and Excelsior Districts of San Francisco.  The center offers primary health care services, adult medicine, pediatrics, family planning, OB/GYN, HIV and homeless services. 

We advocate for health equity and deliver innovative, high-quality services responsive to the neighborhoods and diverse communities we serve with a focus on the Latino Spanish-Speaking Communities.

We are currently looking for qualified candidates for our Phlebotomist, On-Call role. Please note: this role requires an applicant to be bilingual (English/Spanish). This position reports to the Clinic Manager and is an On-Call, Non-Exempt role with a starting hourly rate of $22.06. 

Primary Objective:

The On-Call Phlebotomist is responsible for safe, daily laboratory operations including set up and performs high-volume phlebotomy, specimen procurement and transfer, and result reporting, as well as performs non-clinical lab duties.  This role also performs routine quality assurance reviews, as well as other CLIA-waived and moderate complexity testing. The Part Time Phlebotomist ensures a positive patient experience through strong customer service, and is a critical member of the patient care team.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Direct Patient Care (90%)

  1. Ensures proper preparation of lab procedures and safe collection of specimens, as dictated in Lab Manual or in documented Standing Orders.
  2. Performs blood collection in a safe and efficient manner for patients at assigned or other sites as needed.
  3. Performs routine maintenance and sanitation of storage areas, trays, centrifuges, refrigerators, freezer, and collection areas in the Laboratory in a timely manner.
  4. Demonstrates current knowledge of test terminology ordered in the laboratory.
  5. Notifies patients of laboratory results in a timely manner, in collaboration with Lead Phlebotomist, per protocols required by Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH).
  6. Follows the California Business and Professional Code Section 1246 and the California Code of Regulation 1034.
  7. Completes all necessary paperwork for adequate specimens and test orders in a timely manner.
  8. Proactively checks all lab orders in EHR and population health registry to ensure all specimens are obtained in one (1) lab visit whenever possible.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Non-Clinical/Administrative (10%)

  1. Communicates with internal and external Laboratory partners (i.e. LabCorp, Quest, DPH) as needed.
  2. Ensures proper and timely check-in of Laboratory patients. Trains other staff in Laboratory check-in procedure.
  3. Conducts routine supply inventory check and ordering, in collaboration with Lead Phlebotomist.
  4. Routinely maintains the Phlebotomist Manual and reviews Laboratory policies & procedures.
  5. Conducts routine schedule maintenance of Laboratory schedule.
  6. Conducts quality assurance reviews. Identifies areas of improvement, and follows up with Lead Phlebotomist
  7. Participates in quality improvement projects, as necessary.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  1. Bilingual in English/Spanish required.
  2. Certified Phlebotomy Technician Certificate (CPT-1 preferred). 
  3. High School Diploma or GED and graduated from an accredited training program. 
  4. BLS and CPR Certification required.
  5. One year in phlebotomy or health care experience preferred.
  6. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, and Internet Explorer.
  7. Tools and Equipment: Laboratory Equipment.
  8. Knowledgeable with navigating an Electronic Health Record System.

To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at www.mnhc.org.

Mission Neighborhood Health Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive environment for our diverse workforce. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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