Phlebotomist – LAB

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Perform venous blood collection procedures competently with as little patient discomfort as possible.
 Perform blood culture collection procedures.
 Demonstrate knowledge of color top tube to use, volume of blood needed and test requirements.
 Identify the patient by comparing patient information on the requisition to the patient’s identification band before venipuncture is performed.
 Dispose all sharps in a rigid sharp container.
 Follow standard precautions at all times.
 Monitor computer/labels/computer reports to ensure accurate collections.
 Registers patients’ samples accurately to ensure appropriate billing.
 Collect pertinent insurance information.
 Answer any questions/phone calls pertaining to patient results.
 Prioritize STAT, scheduled and outpatient orders.
 Display courteous, professional manner towards patients, co-workers, nursing and medical staff.
 Assist physician offices with all laboratory needs.
 Maintains a clean working area.
 Clean and supply venipuncture trays.
 Periodically required to travel offsite for specimen pickup, phlebotomy or report delivery.
 Maintain patient/employee confidentiality and privacy at all times.
 Complete assigned duties efficiently and in a timely manner.
 Performs duties necessary to ensure quality in the department.
 Seek guidance and direction when necessary.
 Demonstrate the value of team concept on a consistent basis.
 Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
 All other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
 High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred
 Current BLS certification (or obtain prior to the completion of orientation)
 Basic computer skills
 Communication ability
 Phlebotomy skills preferred
 Offsite travel requirements: valid driver’s licensure, clean driving history

Status: PRN
PRN
– Varies

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