Collects and prepares specimens for analysis through various procedures including blood draw, finger sticks and swabbing.
HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:
Primary – required (routine) to do the job;
Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and
None – no approved access
Description of Information
Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion
Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates
Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical
Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes
Education/Experience: High school graduate or equivalent. Preferred courses in medical terminology. Preferred six months of medical center experience. Ability to manage stress through effective communication and multi asking. Ability to deal understandingly and tactfully with ill patients and their families; ability to maintain working relationships with Associates. As of October 1, 2017: Education documentation required for CLIA purposes.
Certificates and Licenses: phlebotomy technician certification (PBT) through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or other regulatory agency equivalent to the ASCP preferred; BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.