Mount Sinai Careers

OFFSITE PHLEBOTOMIST

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • . Perform Phlebotomy on patients for required tests
    Expectations
    2. Create requisitions though EMR system, co-ordinate pick-ups with Lab. 
    3. Keeps track of results for specimens sent to lab and follows-up with lab to ensure
    timely response.
    4. Assists in the development of new methods, procedures and/or processes to
    increase efficiency and to improve service delivery, scheduling and quality control.
    5. Works with Lab to provide them with demographic, insurance information for patients
    whose specimens are processed by the lab.
    6. Checks Coumadin level, gets current dose information from patient, reviews the
    results with provider, gets future dose instructions from the provider and communicates
    to patients.
    7. Fosters an environment of open communication and team work in support of the
    department and organization’s goals and objectives
    8. Ensures compliance with department and organization policies & procedures. 
    Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned which may include: checking schedules
    and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assisting
    patients as needed with walking, transferring, dressing, collecting and processing
    specimens and point of care testing, preparing for exam, etc. Assists physicians with
    various procedures, takes vital signs, relays instructions to patients and or families;
    answers calls and provides pertinent information.
    Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: sending and receiving
    patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information,
    etc. Completing forms and requisitions as needed, managing charts to ensure
    information is completed and filed appropriately. These responsibilities may be carried
    out using the electronic medical record (EMR) system or manually as necessary.
    Enters orders into the electronic medical record (EMR) system or prepares prescription
    refill requests on behalf of the physician for the review and approval by the ordering
    physician.
    Inventories, orders or re-stocks medical supplies as applicable. 
    Provides set-up of examination room and instruments in accordance with proper
    sterilization techniques established by hospital and infection control policies.
    Maintains logging system as required for refrigeration of medications, point of care
    testing, sterilization process, crash cart, point of care testing or others as needed.
    Expectations3 - Exceeds

    Checks expiration dates on all medications and medical supplies disposing
    appropriately as per institution policy.
    % 2 - Meets
    Expectations
    Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and
    procedures; complies with legal regulations.
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    compliance and follows
    it
    % 3 - Exceeds
    Expectations
    Complies with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for
    protection against exposure to blood and other potentially infections body fluids,
    chemical disinfectants, radiation and other hazardous substances.
    % 2 - Meets
    Expectations
    Assists in the maintenance of medical charts (filing, Op Reports, test results, home
    care forms).
    % 2 - Meets
    Expectations
    May schedule surgeries/procedures or work in conjunction with Surgical Coordinator
    verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admissions and consent forms as
    necessary.
    % 2 - Meets
    Expectations
    May be required to perform proficient phlebotomy duties. % 3 - Exceeds
    Expectations
    May perform appointment scheduling and registration for patients as well as updating
    patient demographic and insurance information.
    % 3 - Exceeds
    Expectations
    May maintain, adjust and confirm patient office schedule. % 2 - Meets
    Expectations
    May check and verify & update insurance information utilizing internal or web sources. % 2 - Meets
    Expectations
    May perform and verify pre-certification for procedures as necessary. % 2 - Meets
    Expectations
    Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned which may include: checking schedules
    and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assisting
    patients as needed with walking, transferring, dressing, collecting and processing
    specimens and point of care testing, preparing for exams etc. Assists physicians with
    various procedures, takes vital signs, relays instructions to patients and/or families;
    answers calls and provides pertinent information.
    Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: sending and receiving
    patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information,
    etc.
    Completing forms and requisitions as needed, managing charts to ensure information
    is completed and filed appropriately. These responsibilities may be carried out using
    the electronic medical record (EMR) system or manually as necessary.
    Maintains logging system as required for refrigeration of medications, point of care
    testing, sterilization process, crash cart, point of care testing or others as needed.
    Checks expiration dates on all medications and medical supplies disposing
    appropriately as per institution policy.
    Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and
    procedures; complies with legal regulations.
    Complies with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for
    protection against exposure to blood and other potentially infections body fluids,
    chemical disinfectants, radiation and other hazardous substances.
    Assists in the maintenance of medical charts (filing, Op Reports, test results, home
    care forms).
    PCMH related activities.

 


 

Requirements:
  • Phlebotomy Certification
 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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