Registrar Phlebotomist

Job title: Registrar Phlebotomist

Company: Hunterdon Health Care System

Job description: Position Summary

The primary responsibility of the Phlebotomist/Registrar to obtain blood specimens by skin puncture or venipuncture using appropriate techniques for clinical laboratory testing and age appropriateness of patient. (Patient population includes neonatal through geriatrics). Performs routine processing of laboratory specimens by verifying patient information, order entry via computer terminals, labeling, and delivery to the appropriate testing area; includes inpatient and outpatient requests. Answers phones and routes messages to appropriate personnel. Is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments and medical errors, etc.

The Phlebotomist will follow all safety instructions and regulation for the proper handling of sharps and biohazard specimens for their safety and that of the patient. Specimens will be delivered to the testing area of the laboratory in a timely manner. The registrar portion of the position includes the accurate collection of data and the registration of the patients before and during the collection process, following established laboratory and finance guidelines as part of their daily responsibilities.

Primary Position Responsibilities

1. Follows the laboratory’s procedures for specimen collection and handling.

2. Properly identifies patient according to hospital and laboratory policy.

3. Properly register patients in the Affinity system.

4. Maintains proper documentation on all patients.

5. Properly orders requested tests in the laboratory computer system.

6. Proper scheduling of patients, collecting the correct ID and insurance information, enters the patients in the scheduling system, confirming any insurance information and scanning the required documentation

7. Answers phones and assists patients and physicians and other departments with various needs.

8. Assists the business office in resolving and billing or test ordering issues.


Minimum Education:

Required: High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred: Completion of Certified Phlebotomy Training Program. ASPT or ASCP Certified. College programs designed for phlebotomists leading to credentialing

Minimum Years of Experience (Amount, Type and Variation):

Preferred: 3 or more years as a Phlebotomist in a hospital setting.

License, Registry or Certification:

Required: None

Preferred: Certificate in Phlebotomy and ASPT or ASCP Certified

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

Required: Knowledge of basic Microsoft Office Systems, basic laboratory skills, strong customer service skills, and the ability to multitask accurately. Able to work in a high stress environment, as a team player with little supervision.

Preferred: LIS, NexGen, EMR, HIS, Medical Terminology, Laboratory Terminology

Expected salary:

Location: Flemington, NJ

Job date: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 06:30:32 GMT

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