IV Therapist (Medical Assistant / Phlebotomist)

$16.00 - $20.00 hourly
  • Whole Health Center Houston
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • May 01, 2022
Full time Health Care Nursing

Job Description

Job Details

Salary
$16 - $20 an hour

Job Type
Full-time

Number of hires for this role
1
 

Full Job Description

We are looking for either a Medical Assistant or a Phlebotomist.

SHIFT HOURS will be 8am - 4pm, Monday - Friday.

We are a small, thriving practice founded and operated on the principles of Christianity. Our staff is like a small family, and we love being together. We strive to love each other as Christ loves us. We serve people from all walks of life, with an emphasis on creating a safe place for believers to experience Integrative Medicine without compromising Biblical values.

Our mission is to join in our patients’ stories of infirmity, as stewards of Integrative Medicine, sharing hope for the optimal wellness that is part of God’s Story of redemption.

We value

  • Empathy,
  • Vision,
  • Commitment,
  • Scholarship,
  • Problem Solving, and
  • Initiative

We are looking for a caring personality who is experienced with various phlebotomy techniques and front office tasks (phone, data entry, fax, etc). You need to be comfortable drawing blood from patients of all ages, and you need to possess the initiative to handle patient requests and to meet needs, within the scope of your training, without constant oversight. Experience administering IV fluids is a big plus. Keen social skills are also critical, as you will be interacting with patients routinely and for extended periods of time.

This is a full-time position, M -F, 8 to 4.

Your PRIMARY responsibilities will include:

  • Administering IV therapies from start to finish
  • Record vitals
  • Prepare IV bags
  • Care for the patient/client as they are receiving the IV
  • Collect blood, urine, etc for lab tests

  • Prepare and send samples with requisition forms to appropriate labs
  • Instruct patient on proper preparation for the various specialty labs we perform

Related responsibilities include:

  • Front Office Tasks
  • Typing encounter notes into our EMR for every IV therapy, and occasionally for the doctors visits
  • Handling prescription refill requests
  • Cross-training to run the front desk
  • Answer phones
  • Handle Rx refills
  • Communicate with patients
  • Assist on the occassional minor procedure. (we do not perform many procedures here)
  • Performing EKGs
  • Inventory management
  • Assist in keeping our supplies stocked, to include everything from needles to vitamins and pharmaceuticals

Because of the highly specialized care that we deliver, your first couple weeks will be spent learning our systems and getting acquainted our style of doing things.

Requirements:
Given the responsibilities outlined above, and our values and beliefs, the ideal candidate would have the following traits:

  • Excellent phlebotomy skills
  • Compassionate heart
  • A strong belief in our methods of treatment (Integrative and holistic medicine)
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Good to excellent computer skills
  • Excellent relational abilities and interpersonal skills
  • Reliable punctuality
  • Willingness to stay on long-term

 

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

COVID-19 considerations:
We care for people who are well and people who are sick, with or without masks. Masks often inhibit our care of patients, and cause anxiety. If you feel strongly about avoiding symptomatic patients and wearing a mask, you will not be comfortable here.

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

Company's website:

  • wholehealthhouston.com

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

 
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