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Requisition Number 18-0386
Post Date 10/2/2018
Title Phlebotomist / Processor
Location Central Lab
City Knoxville
State TN

About Summit Medical Group

Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee’s largest primary care organization with more than 300 providers at 60 practice locations in 14 counties. Summit also consists of four diagnostic centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, three express clinics, central laboratory and sleep services center. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 260,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually. For more information, visit www.summitmedical.com 

In addition to our commitment to the health of our community, our organization is also committed to the health of our employees through our employee Wellness Program.  Employees receive a discounted monthly insurance premium if they actively participate in the wellness program. Furthermore, Summit Medical Group hires only non-tobacco users. Pre-employment drug testing will include testing for nicotine, and only candidates who pass the drug test will be considered eligible for employment.


About Our Career Opportunity


Summit Central Lab, a division of Summit Medical Group, is seeking a Phlebotomist to perform phlebotomy on patients presenting at the Summit Lab and process specimens including documenting and processing paperwork / requisitions and handling phone calls related to specimens. This is a full time opportuniy, M-F, 12pm-8:30pm.

Responsibilities: (List does not include all duties assigned)

• Adheres to established policies and procedures, including OSHA and CLIA, and company established protocols.

• Performs phlebotomy for patients scheduled for laboratory tests in a timely and clinically appropriate manner.

• Promptly attends to specimens that are received in the laboratory. Processes STATs in a timely manner and delivers to the technologist for testing as soon as possible.

• Notifies supervisor(s) of problems related to processing.

• Answers telephone requests in a timely and professional manner.

• Performs processing and ordering of tests in the laboratory information system (LIS) with minimal errors.

• Labels specimens accurately.

• Accurately routes specimens to the appropriate laboratory testing area.

• Prepares specimens to be sent to outside reference laboratories, including recording information in the appropriate log book and on the requisition.

• Completes “specimen problem forms” and handles appropriately.

• Reviews all superbills at the end of day for missed tests.

• Leaves work area clean and organized. Promptly cleans up specimen spills according to OSHA guidelines.

• Interacts in a cooperative manner with supervisors, co-workers, physicians and the public.

• Adheres to all appropriate aspects of the corporate compliance program.

• Maintains strictest confidentiality.

• Performs related work as assigned.


EDUCATION: High school diploma (or equivalent) required. Post-secondary studies in phlebotomy or clinical assisting program preferred.

EXPERIENCE: One year of medical office / clinical experience with phlebotomy preferred

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