• $86,576.67 -61,530.00/year*
  • New York, NY
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time
  • 201 E 33rd St

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Job Description

Checks vital signs, weighs and measures patients, obtains specimens and records findings on patient s chart.

  • Answers telephones, makes appointments and confers with clinical staff regarding procedures.
  • Instructs patients on how to obtain specimens for laboratory testing and performs basic specimen screening testing through dipstick and hemocult & urine pregnancy.
  • Prepares collected specimens for pick-up by labeling and preparing required form(s); and picks-up lab results.
  • Performs simple urinalysis & pregnancy tests as required.
  • Administers emergency first aid including basic life support procedures.
  • Performs simple first aid, such as dressing changes, bandaging and cleansing of wounds.
  • Prepares patient for examination and assists medical provider during examination by providing necessary supplies/equipment.
  • Prepares examining room for examination including cleaning and preparation for sterilization of instruments and equipment.
  • Informs patients on proper preparation for various medical testing.
  • Conducts interview of client to obtain routine personal and medical information, and appropriate health history.
  • Maintains, completes, processes and files patients charts, appropriate forms and documents.
  • Reports observations of patient to medical staff caring for patient to ensure professional assessment.
  • Answers routine patient inquiries in-person or via telephone and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Participates in informing patients and their families of health care services and achieving healthful safe living.
  • Maintains inventory of unit s equipment stock and supplies.
  • Works effectively as a team member in the delivery of care and assists in the orientation of new employees.
  • Directs and escorts patients to other hospital departments and/or facilities, as needed.
  • Obtains blood specimens for laboratory testing by performing venipuncture and/or finger stick testing. Inserts intravenous caths, & foley catheters when needed.
  • Operates electrocardiograph equipment to record electrical wave tracing of the electrical currents of the heart muscle.
  • Transports patients as necessary.
  • Performs other duties within the department, at the discretion of the administrative staff.
  • Assists MD with procedures maintaining sterile techniques and maximum barrier protection.

Job Requirements

A four-year High School Diploma or its educational equivalent; and,
Successful completion of a NYS Department of Health prescribed training program for Phlebotomy
Completion of a facility-based training program in the performance of EKG

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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