Phlebotomist
Tacoma, WA Medical Lab
Job Type
Full-time
Description

PUYALLUP TRIBAL HEALTH AUTHORITY, located in Tacoma, Washington is seeking an experienced full-time Phlebotomist.


“It is the mission of the Puyallup Tribal Health Authority to provide quality healthcare and promote wellness in a culturally appropriate manner.”


We offer an outstanding workplace, competitive market based salary, and benefits packages including:

  • Monday – Friday schedule
  • Medical/Dental/Vision benefits – monthly premiums paid 100% for employees
  • 18+ annual paid holidays
  • Generous paid sick and vacation accruals
  • 401(k) with annual profit sharing
  • Life & AD&D insurance coverage
  • PTHA is an approved loan repayment site for various programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent work/home life balance

GENERAL FUNCTION: Collect blood and perform basic laboratory testing. Enter results and data entry into computer system.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Efficiently and skillfully performs phlebotomy techniques to ensure sample integrity, which includes accurately and proficiently performing venipuncture and capillary punctures on patients.
  • Clean and prepare equipment, instruments, and work area to efficiently collect blood samples.
  • Properly identify and label samples, process within a timely manner and/or prepare for analysis.
  • Perform waived testing to include, urinalysis, pregnancy, rapid strep tests and other tests as required.
  • Responsible for receiving and accurately processing laboratory orders both internally and externally.
  • Assist with routine maintenance and quality control as required.
  • Responsible for answering phones, reviewing reference lab manifests for result completion, faxing results to external providers, removing inactive orders and troubleshooting incorrect orders.
  • Accurately utilizes and is proficient in using multiple computer systems within department.
  • Assist in care of patients before, during, and after drawing of blood.
  • Interact courteously and professionally with patients, staff and vendors.
Requirements
  • Graduation from an accredited Phlebotomy program
  • One year of Phlebotomist experience
  • Current Medical Assistant (MA) Phlebotomist Certification with the State of WA
  • Experience working with electronic health record systems
Salary Description
$20.00 - $21.00 per hour DOE