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Phlebotomist - Ypsilanti, MI

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Livonia
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Opportunities with Genoa Healthcare. -A career with Genoa Healthcare means you're part of a collaborative effort to serve behavioral health and addiction treatment communities. We do more than just provide medicine: we change lives for the better. People with serious mental or chronic illness - and those who care for them - have moving stories, and at Genoa we become their voice, their partner. Working as part of a coordinated care team, we partner with community-based providers and others to ensure that people with complex health conditions get the right medications and are able to follow their treatment plans. Our personalized services - in-clinic pharmacies, medication management and more - are leading the way to a new level of care.Genoa is a pharmacy care services company that is part of Optum and UnitedHealth Group's family of businesses. We are part of a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to making the health system work better for everyone. Take a closer look to learn why a career with Genoa Healthcare might be the path to discovering your life's best work.(sm)We are seeking a Phlebotomist responsible for the efficient and effective collection of plasma from donors by performing venipuncture, monitoring the pheresis process and following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). -Primary Responsibilities: -

  • Draws blood specimens from the patients of the clinic for laboratory analysis
  • Ensures sample is drawn from the proper tube, labeled correctly, and patient is appropriately identified
  • Verifies patient information and laboratory orders and ensures patient signs appropriate contracts for Clozapine Monitoring Program
  • Enters lab data of WBC count for Clozapine patients into the web registry using personal computers and related software
  • Files lab results and other medical information into medical charts and sends copies of lab results to prescribing practitioner and/or facilities (mental health facility, group home, nursing home, etc.) -
  • Uses patient condition forms when out in field to document any patient changes in behavior and reports these observations to the pharmacist, case managers, nurses, and doctors
  • Assists patients with applications to appropriate manufacturers for Patient Assistance Programs (PAPs)
  • Labels and manages PAP medications ensuring medications are delivered to appropriate clients
  • Transports medications and specimens using personal vehicle
  • Cross-trains in compliance with state board of pharmacy as a pharmacy technician
  • Demonstrates timeliness in completing scheduled blood draws at clinics and remains available for courtesy blood draws at designated clinics
  • Adheres to blood borne pathogen standards and bio-medical risk standards as outlined in guide on Phlebotomy techniques
  • Ensures compliance with Infection Control Policy
  • Provides medical staff with non-technical as well as limited technical and procedural support -
  • Performs laboratory housekeeping tasks including keeping shelves stocked, counters, and supply areas clean
  • Updates professional knowledge and proficiency through continuing education, staff meetings, training, etc. -
  • Demonstrates knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations governing phlebotomist practices
  • Exhibits knowledge of basic first-aid procedure
  • Exercises tact when dealing with mental health patients and being sensitive to timing, situations, and confidential relationships
  • Other duties as assignedYou'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: -
    • Completion of Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant program and -1+ years experience making draws -
    • Clear driving record and dependable vehicle -
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationPreferred Qualifications:
      • Comfortable being the primary point of contact for patients to interact with
      • Comfortable working more independentlyTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employmentCareers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. - - -UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. - -

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Livonia , Phlebotomist - Ypsilanti, MI, Healthcare , Livonia, Michigan

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