Licking Memorial Health Systems 1320 West Main Street, Newark, OH, USA
Oct 03, 2018Full time
Position Responsibilities Draws patient blood samples from neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations following established aseptic techniques, either within the department or in other patient care areas as necessary including home draws and nursing home patients. Collects throat and nasal cultures Assists in answering the telephone inquiries Participates in capillary blood collection, billing/registration of non-patient specimens as well as patients coming to out patient to be drawn and/or dropping off specimens, specimen processing and other appropriate assignments. Collects chain of custody "post accident" urines for Company Care clients and handles random employee urine drug screens for LMH. Maintains supplies in outpatient and blood draw baskets checking expiration date and documenting in log book. Maintains positive patient/specimen identification and patient confidentiality. Documents instructions to patients for collection of specimen in log book.