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Phlebotomist - ProHealth Physicians - Meriden, CT

Company: Optum
Location: Meriden
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Director opening in Meriden, Connecticut. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com

Meriden Family Practice has an opening for a part-time Phlebotomist. This is a 20 hour per week role and the hours for this role are Monday-Friday 8am-12pm.

If you want to get way ahead in your career, it makes sense to be with an organization that's way ahead of the curve. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to become Connecticut's leading primary care physician organization. With over 90 locations throughout the state of Connecticut, our family of primary care doctors and specialists care for more than 360,000 people statewide. In fact, ProHealth serves every county and provides roughly ten percent of the primary care delivered to patients in the state. We're leaders in thinking and in serving our communities. For instance, we're a C.M.S. approved Accountable Care Organization (ACO), covering over 30,000 Medicare patients associated with our community-based primary care providers. We're also nationally recognized as a NCQA Level III Medical Home. That kind of progressive leadership makes us perfect fit for OptumCare and UnitedHealth Group's expanding family of providers. This is a place where you can stay way ahead as you do your life's best work. (sm)

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Prepares equipment to efficiently collect blood products
  • Performs venipuncture using vacutainer, syringe and butterfly techniques; capillary punctures using heel and finger stick techniques on patients. Identifies and labels specimens
  • Conducts designated laboratory testing
  • Instructs patients on urine collection procedures. Allocates urine specimens
  • Cleans and sterilizes equipment, instruments, and work area
  • Inventories supplies and places orders
  • Enters laboratory data into computer system
  • Maintains patient confidentiality
  • Data enters is accurate and timely
  • Monitors biohazard waste
  • Ensures preventive maintenance is performed on all equipment and monitors
  • Responses timely to abnormal and panic values
  • Maintains knowledge of all routine container and minimum volumes required for specimen collection
  • Performs all other related 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 graduate or GED equivalent
    • National certification or registration as Medical Assistant or Phlebotomist
    • 1+ years of related experience
    • Computer literacy
    • Knowledge of laboratory techniques to perform routine blood and urine tests
    • Knowledge of laboratory equipment and testing to perform quality control checks
    • Knowledge of medical terminology
    • Skill in operating a variety of laboratory instrumentation
    • Skill in maintaining all materials for collection
    • Skill in preparing written reports concerning the results of laboratory tests and input data into computer system
    • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease
    • 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 accommodation



      To 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 employment.

      Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

      Connecticut Residents Only: The hourly range for Connecticut residents is $16.00 to $25.77. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.


      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.

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