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Position Title: Billing Assistant

Classification: Full-Time (Monday- Friday 8am-5pm)

Compensation: $12.00 – $13.00/hr

Direct Supervisor: Vicky Perea

General Responsibilities:

Southwest Labs is in need of an exceptional Billing Assistant to join our growing team! Attention to detail is the most important part of this job. We are willing to train the right person.

Essential Duties:

  • Monitor SRFax account for incoming faxes
  • Prepare medical record faxes
  • Print test results and lab requisitions
  • Manually verify each completed medical record contains all required information
  • Verify test results match service date with that listed on original inquiry
  • Scan “Daily LDS” (Lab Demographic Scan) obtained from lab
  • Attach individual patient demographic file to the respective patient in LABDAQ
  • File daily LDS
  • Scan historical Readable LDS until sufficient records of past LDS’s have been saved.
  • Assist Billers with any task that can be helped with

Education/ Certification/ Experience Requirements:

  • Must possess high school diploma or equivalent
  • Proficient with MS Office Word and Excel
  • Proficient typing and data entry skills
  • Outstanding communications skills, both written, and verbal
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to perform to high level of accuracy
  • No previous experience required

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently performs work while standing, walking or sitting
  • Frequently exposed to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear personal protective equipment.
  • Occasionally required to lift, push and pull up to 25 pounds.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • 401K matched
  • Life and Disability
  • Vision
  • PTO
  • Gym membership

Position Title: Phlebotomist

Classification: Full-Time (Monday- Friday)

Compensation: $14.00 – $15.00/hr

Direct Supervisor: Amberly Ortega

General Responsibilities

Southwest Labs is in need of a Phlebotomist to perform venipuncture on donors and ensure safety and care of the donor during the collection process.

Essential Duties:

  • Performs all aspects of the venipuncture, tagging, bagging, and guiding the patient through the ordering process.
  • Maintains alertness for donor reactions and assists in event of a reaction
  • Facilitates donor flow throughout the collection site, minimizing donor wait time
  • Evaluates vein suitability of the donor by checking vein rebound and size to identify possible problems; makes necessary adjustments (if needed) in order to expedite donation time and ensure product quality and donor safety
  • Provides guidance about processes and procedures to other staff as required
  • Collects donor samples in accordance with SOP procedures
  • Monitoring equipment and making sure the supervisor knows what needs to be ordered
  • Other job related responsibilities as required

Qualifications:

  • Education: Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Certification: Certificate of Phlebotomy is required, as well as other lab certifications
  • Experience: Minimum of 1-2 years phlebotomy experience
  • Skills: Strong customer service skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently performs work while standing, walking or sitting
  • Frequently exposed to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear personal protective equipment.
  • Occasionally required to lift, push and pull up to 25 pounds.
  • Required to communicate and interact with employees and donors

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • 401K matched
  • Life and Disability
  • Vision
  • PTO
  • Gym membership

Position Title: Specimen Processor

Classification: Full-Time (Monday- Friday)

Compensation: $12.00 – $14.00/hr

Direct Supervisor: Dawson Wood and Morgan McKee

General Responsibilities:

Southwest Labs is in need of an exceptional Specimen Processor to join our growing team!

We are looking for a focused Specimen Processor to sort and input orders for urine and/or blood specimens in our laboratory system. You will need to be able to confirm patient identifiers, insurance, and client demographics at a high level of accuracy. Attention to detail is the most important part of this job. We are willing to train the right person.

Essential Duties:

  • Verify accuracy of client and specimen details
  • Examine specimens for adequacy and appropriateness
  • Capture client and specimen data electronically
  • Sanitize benchtops
  • Label and number specimen
  • Prepare aliquots
  • Centrifuging specimens
  • Prepare, ship, and package specimens
  • Store and dispose samples
  • Provides guidance about processes and procedures to other staff as required
  • Prepare samples for send out to partner lab
  • Occasional data entry
  • All other duties as assigned

Education/ Certification/ Experience Requirements:

  • Must possess high school diploma or equivalent
  • Proficient with MS Office Word and Excel
  • Proficient typing and data entry skills
  • Outstanding communications skills, both written, and verbal
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to preform to high level of accuracy
  • Ability to handle biological materials
  • Experience is a plus but not required

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently performs work while standing, walking or sitting
  • Frequently exposed to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear personal protective equipment.
  • Occasionally required to lift, push and pull up to 25 pounds.
  • Required to communicate and interact with employees, clinics, and providers

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • 401K matched
  • Life and Disability
  • Vision
  • PTO
  • Gym membership

Position Title: Medical Lab Technician

Classification: Full-Time (Monday- Friday 8:00am-5:00pm)

Compensation: $17.00 – $21.00

About the Opportunity:

Calling all laboratory superstars!

Southwest Labs is looking for an exceptional Medical Lab Technician to join our growing team! We offer excellent benefits, generous paid time off and competitive compensation.

Southwest Labs is a full-service reference laboratory, headquartered in Albuquerque, dedicated to medical professionals, patients, and communities. Learn more at https://www.southwestlab.com

Essential Duties:

In this role, you will be responsible for processing samples and performing tests on chemistry, hematology, endocrinology and ELISA instrumentation.

  • Initiate instrumentation
  • Run and approve calibration and controls per lab protocols
  • Prepare, run and approve all samples
  • Reject samples if needed and communicate rejection to team
  • Maintain reagent inventory and track expiration dates
  • Perform routine maintenance on instruments daily/ weekly
  • Complete and initial QC and procedure manual books
  • Submit monthly quality assurance documents to technical supervisor
  • Contact tech support in case of instrument maintenance need
  • Assist with accessioning of samples
  • Address any changes in Lab Information System (LIS) and assist with any queries
  • Maintain lab organization and cleanliness
  • Follow COLA/CLIA guidelines to perform testing of instrument

Qualifications:

  • Education: Minimum of Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school. Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Lab Sciences, Medical Technician, Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, or Life Sciences also accepted but not required.
  • Licensure or Certification: ASCP Certification preferred (either MT or MLT)
  • HIPPA/OSHA * Experience: Minimum of two years of industry experience, including instrumentation. Experience in an accredited laboratory COLA/CLIA/CAP/ISO.
  • Skills: Computer proficiency to include Microsoft Office, and Excel

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently performs work while standing, walking or sitting
  • Wear of personal protective equipment is required: gloves, lab coat and protective face wear
  • This is a Monday through Friday, pm position; however, employee must be flexible to work weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Occasionally required to lift, push and pull up to 25 pounds.
  • Required to communicate and interact with employees and donors

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • 401K matched
  • Life and Disability
  • Vision
  • PTO
  • Gym membership