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Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.
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We are searching for a Pathology Patient Care Technician II - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you will perform phlebotomy for inpatients and outpatients. You will interact with patients and parents to perform phlebotomy procedures following protocols for age appropriate care.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Adhere to hospital and departmental patient identification policies by ensuring to check that the two patient identifiers match on the patient’s armband, the labels and requisition prior to performing phlebotomy
- Performs venepuncture, fingerstick, and heelstick phlebotomy procedures including; blood cultures, newborn screens, d-xylose and glucose tolerances, etc. as written in the Central Receiving and Processing manual
- Adheres to all applicable safety policies, including but not limited to changing gloves between patients, good hand hygiene technique, containment of spills and splatters, and proper disposal of lancets, needles, and other contaminated supplies
- Greets parents and patients promptly and courteously; values customers and gives customer full attentions
- Demonstrates theoretical and practical knowledge of the procedures and equipment; maintains skills and demonstrates competency via performance, documentation, and observation by supervisory staff
- Performs and participates in proficiency testing programs to validate competency as required
- Investigates complaints and troubleshoots instrumentation and process problems; recommends and assists in the implementation of new procedures and protocols
- Performs other duties and functions when required in accordance to the Hospital, department and section needs and as assigned by Manager
- High school diploma or equivalent
- A minimum of twelve (12) months phlebotomist experience
- Knowledge of routine laboratory operations and medical terminology
- Ability to operate a PC and general office equipment
- The ability to use a centrifuge, pneumatic tube system, and sphygmomanometer
- Demonstrates good phlebotomy and excellent customer service skills
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