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UnitedHealth Group Phlebotomist USMD Bedford in Bedford, Texas

USMD part of OptumCare is a multi - specialty group of hospital, clinics and physicians. USMD serves the Dallas - Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at its 2 hospitals, 4 cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics, many of which are multi - specialty.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Obtains blood specimens from patients usingvenipuncture and capillary collection methods from patients of all agesfrom newborn to geriatric

  • Processes specimens by centrifugation and separation

  • Carries out all duties while respecting member andprovider confidentiality and promoting the mission and philosophy of USMD

  • Collects laboratory specimens from patients of all ages

  • Processes laboratory specimens according to protocol

  • Demonstrates appropriate telephone etiquette

  • Utilizes computer information systems

  • Adheres to organization and governmental standards,rules and regulations

  • Performs clerical duties

  • Promotes good customer service.

  • Prioritizes workload to efficiently provide Providerswith information necessary

  • Performs specimen collection according to requirementsand standard operating procedure

  • Demonstrates knowledge of safety collection devices andfollows universal precautions

  • Adheres to patient confidentiality policy

  • Distributes laboratory reports

  • Complies with laboratory ordering and billingcompliance

  • Assists with training new personnel as needed

  • Maintains inventory of laboratory supplies andcleanliness of laboratory

  • Reports complaints / problems to supervisor or personin charge

  • Performs other duties as assigned

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) current or acquired within 30days

  • Knowledge of/familiarity with laboratory environment

  • Knowledge of/familiarity with medical terminology

  • Numerical ability

  • Verbal and writing ability required to communicateeffectively in informing employees of activities and policies

  • Ability to receive, comprehend, and carry outinstructions; ability to work safely with equipment, supplies, andmaterials

  • Ability to comply with attendance requirements

  • Ability to comply with Human Resource policies

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using theProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering yoursymptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approvedsymptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keepour work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and localmasking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building,employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancingcannot be attained

  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as wellas proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus,Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documentedevidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MA Certification or Phlebotomy Certification

  • Minimum six (6) months to two (2) years’ experience

Physical Demands & WorkingConditions:

  • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walkingwith the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds

Careers with USMD . If you’re idea of a great day at work involves putting great new ideas to work, we should talk. Throughout the greater Dallas area, we’ve built an evolving, integrated health care model that brings primary care and specialist providers together to work in new and better ways. A thriving part of OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, our multi - specialty group of hospitals, clinics and providers features more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners. We provide health care services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at our two hospitals, four cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

Diversitycreates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal EmploymentOpportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexualorientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, geneticinformation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealthGroup is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug testbefore beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Phlebotomist, Phlebotomy, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Arlington, WellMed, TX, Texas