It may sound clich??, but it is true. A career taking care of cancer patients is a calling for most all of us. It's much more than a job. Each of us has a unique story that brought us to Compass Oncology, but those stories usually share common themes of care, compassion, and commitment. No matter the role each Compass team member serves in, the goal is the same: to provide the best care possible for each and every one of our patients.
We are hiring for a Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant to join the laboratory team at our East Clinic. This role will focus primarily on the collection of specimens - particularly venous blood draws - as well as draws from ports and central lines. You will also take part in the in house testing we do for our patients. If you have a heart for service, and a strong foundation of technical skills, we want to hear from you!
Employment Type: Full Time, 40 Hours M-F Location: East Clinic (Portland, Oregon)
Under general supervision, provides general nursing care for patients following established standards and practices. Promote efficient patient flow, assists with patient care. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Performs phlebotomy and collects appropriate specimens from patients as ordered. Assures pre-authorizations and completes appropriate consent (ABN) prior to collection of limited coverage tests.
Maintains proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program including accessioning logs, equipment records and checklists.
Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and ensures that all supplies are viable before using for patient collection.
Sends specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house.
Processes incoming orders for lab testing.
Processes in-house and in-coming reports.
Updates and files all daily paperwork, lab logs and maintenance logs.
Properly identifies and bands patients for blood product transfusion. Processes properly labeled specimens according to local blood bank policy.
Operates designated laboratory equipment as directed.
Uses equipment effectively, skillfully and efficiently. Maintains equipment and work area as directed.
Performs waived lab testing under CLIA guidelines for personnel. Records proper lot numbers of all controls, calibrator, and reagents for waived lab tests.
Complies with regulatory agency standards. Adheres to all OSHA compliance laws and Universal Precaution procedures.
Properly disposes of hazardous materials.
Maintains a clean working environment and restocks the phlebotomy and laboratory area as needed.
Maintains confidentially of all information related to patients and medical staff.
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Education from an accredited school of phlebotomy
Position is entry level and requires (0-3) years of experience.
Experience in venous blood draws required; experience collecting from central lines and/or ports preferred
More About The Company Compass Oncology team brings together leading cancer experts in the fields of surgical, medical and radiation oncology, pathology and palliative care to provide the most comprehensive cancer care possible and an even more cohesive patient experience. In addition, the majority of our physicians specialize in particular cancer types, bringing a heightened level of expertise to our patients. If you are a dedicated, team-oriented, patient-centered individual looking for an opportunity where you are proud of what you do, work hard, have fun, want to learn and go home at the end of the day knowing you made a difference in the lives of our patients; Compass Oncology is the place for you!
As a member of The US Oncology Network , one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, Compass Oncology participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop 90+ FDA approved cancer therapies. We serve the Portland and Vancouver communities with clinical offices located throughout the metro area.
To learn more about Compass Oncology and its daily mission, please visit our website at www.CompassOncology.com.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.