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Medical Receptionist cum Phlebotomist

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Date Posted: Dec 22, 2021
Reference: Vacancy#:345
Closing Date: Dec 27, 2021
Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1
Gender: Any
Functional Area: Medical Laboratory
Nationality: Afghan
Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Years of Experience: 1 – 2 Years
Contract Duration: Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type: Service Contract
Probation Period: 3 months
Required Languages: Dari,Pashto,English

About French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children: Founded:   The French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (FMIC) is a non-governmental tertiary hospital established in 2006 as the product of a unique four-way partnership between the Governments of Afghanistan and France, and two private, international development organizations – La Chaine de l’Espoir (CDE) and Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). It provides the people of Afghanistan with exemplary healthcare services at par with the best medical institutions in the region.

Job Summary:

As a Medical Receptionist

The Medical Receptionist checks and processes laboratory tests requests, handles cash and credit transactions, provides laboratory tests related information to the patients and hands over final test reports to the concerned individuals according to the laboratory reception policy on daily basis.

As a Phlebotomist the phlebotomist draws blood gently by following the various techniques according to the laboratory protocol on a daily basis.   

Duties & Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate would be able to:

 

a)     As a Receptionist:

  • Primary duty of Medical Receptionist is to attend patients, greet them, read physician’s prescription, inform patient about the nature of test (whether it is blood, urine, stool or other test), precautions or any special instructions, if required for the test.
  • Raises test requisition according to physician’s referral slips on computer (or manually when computer is out), receive test charges and hand over the charge slip to patient. Patient’s charge slip (Receipt) indicates Name of tests, Charges, Reporting date and time.
  • Handles telephone enquiries regarding tests or guides the patient to the concerned department if required.
  • If he/she cannot understand / read physician’s prescription, receptionist should call Senior Staff/ technologist/ technician and enquire about the test and mention name of staff on request slip / computer from whom the enquiry was made.
  • For samples of Urine and Stool inform the patient to deliver the sample of Urine and Stool on the designated table.
  • As a Phlebotomist:
  • Greets every patient with respect and professionalism.
  • Makes proper identification of all patients. Verify each patient’s identification according to the laboratory tests requisition slips and check patient’s status through verbal questioning to ensure that he/she fulfills the test requirements for collection of correct samples on a daily basis.
  • Obtains consent of patient for drawing of blood. Explain phlebotomy procedures to the patients for special laboratory tests according to the tests requirements in line with the laboratory protocol as and when required for collection of sample(s).
  • Perform accurate and gentle venipuncture or other procedures to collect blood according to the test requirement on a daily basis to provide quality service.
  • Distribute blood to concerned department of the clinical laboratory as per the laboratory tests requirements as and when requirement.

Job Requirement:

The Ideal Candidate should have Professional Qualifications:

  • 12th Class graduate (BA / B.Com) from a recognized institute. We prefer the applicants those have Nursing or Midwifery diploma.
  •  Good communication and interpersonal skills in English, Dari and preference will be given to those who can speak Pashto Language very well.
  • Good computer skills (Ms. Office Programs) Knowledge of various collection containers.
  • Good knowledge of cash handling.
  • Good knowledge of operating computer.
  • Possess a pleasant personality.
  • Ability to work in environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Knowledge of infection prevention and universal precautions.
  • Ability to remain patient and calm in a stressful environment.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

Please send your resume along with relevant degree at [email protected] and mark the subject with the position applied for. Only short listed candidates will be notified.

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