The incumbent in this position serves as a vital member of the healthcare team by utilizing phlebotomy skills to obtain samples from patients for analysis.
Obtain blood specimens by established venipuncture and capillary techniques (adult and pediatric), as well as urine or other samples as ordered by the clinician.
Process, package, and route specimens to the appropriate laboratory while maintaining specimen integrity by approved laboratory methods.
Run routine CLIA-waived in-office tests (e.g., urine pregnancy, strep A, influenza, urine dipstick). Ensure Quality Control is performed and documented. Troubleshoot if QC is out of acceptable range.
Ensure safe handling of blood products and proper disposal of hazardous waste.
Assist in compliance with OSHA standards and AAC policies and procedures for infection control by maintaining a clean and sterile environment, including daily cleaning of the lab and emptying of biohazard bags.
Maintain log book(s) for specimens sent each day.
Receive and enter lab results into the patient's electronic medical record (EMR) and CAREWare.
Maintain Temperature logs twice a day on the laboratory refrigerator, freezer and room temp. Troubleshoot if temperatures are out of range.
Inventory control of laboratory supplies.
Review pending labs and investigate if any are missing.
Report equipment or lab deviations to lab supervisor, take action to remediate.
Collaborate with providers and Director of Nursing to discuss updates on clinical lab tests and specimen collection.
Conducts investigation into receiving lab or collection discrepancies. Presents resolutions to supervisor.
Assist at ancillary sites as needed.
Participate in Quality Improvement Project.
Provide coverage at other Thrive Alabama facilities as needed.
Maintain Phlebotomy certification
All other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of basic concepts of HIV transmission, prevention and disease process.
Knowledge of specific laboratory solutions, materials, and media necessary to perform duties.
Knowledge of HIPAA confidentiality requirements and commitment to safeguarding client information.
Basic computer literacy for data entry, including Microsoft Excel and EMRs.
Ability to prioritize needs and plan work assignments accordingly.
Ability to work with patients, significant others and family members from diverse populations.
Ability to communicate effectively and maintain working relationships with others.
Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 30 pounds, sit for extended periods of time, and walk between office buildings.
High school diploma and at least one (1) year of laboratory experience.
Certification in Phlebotomy from an accredited college or technical school may substitute for the required experience.
This position is to oversee Thrive Alabama’s Ryan White program goals and objectives. This position will manage quality initiatives and programmatic grant responsibilities for Ryan White Part B, Part C, and Part D.
Graduate degree in a health-related field is preferred. Knowledge of Ryan White Services is preferred. Health care setting experience is preferred. Have experience in program development and data reporting. Advanced experience with Microsoft software, to include spreadsheets and databases. Must be organized and able to work independently
This position is responsible for managing patient appointments, patient information and payment processing through accurate and timely data entry. This position will have dual supervision when working in satellite clinic: time and attendance will fall under the Clinic Manager and all duties below will fall under the Patient Access Manager.
This is a temporary position working with our Community Outreach Team to perform COVID-19 nasal swab testing at multiple locations through our coverage area. This position will function as part of a multi-person team to provide efficient testing at high volumes. The schedule will be flexible with hours Monday –Friday in four hour increments.
Huntsville, Alabama is a vibrant metropolitan area tucked away in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, with a welcoming laidback southern charm.
Thinking about relocating? Reach for the stars in the community where the sky is not the limit. Military, space, telecommunications, biotechnology, diversified manufacturing, and a variety of emerging specialties provide challenging work in delightful surroundings. The area enjoys a favorable cost of living and quality of life. Mountains, lakes, woodlands, and the Tennessee River accommodate numerous recreational activities. A temperate climate enhances the season for outdoor sports, including world-class golf, hiking, biking, and fishing. Major concerts, Broadway and symphony performances, and extensive permanent collections and traveling exhibitions contribute to a wonderful way of life.
We are only 5 hours away from the white pristine beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, 2 hours from Music City Nashville, TN, and 4 hours from Atlanta.
If you have a medical emergency after clinic hours, call 911 immediately or go to nearest emergency room.
For after-hours medical concerns that need immediate attention please call 256-536-4700 and press zero to be connected to the answering service.
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