Phlebotomy Technicians

Contract
  • Post Date: September 30, 2016
Job Description

JOB DETAILS

Position involves inpatient draws and draws on patients of all ages, newborn through geriatric,including a busy emergency department. Average draws per individual in around 35-60 drawsper day depending on patient census.

  • Work under the supervision of the Lead Technologist Assistant.
  • Under general supervision, contributes to the quality of patient diagnosis and treatmentby timely and accurate collection and processing of physician ordered tests.
  • Draws patient blood samples and brings the specimens to the Laboratory for processing.
  • Centrifuges, separates, and distributes the specimens to the appropriate sections.
  • Utilizes the Laboratory computer to log, edit, cancel, receive and print physician testrequests.
  • Assists the Lead Technologist Assistant by taking inventory, restocking supplies andreceiving specimens.
  • Maintains a clean, organized and fully stocked tray and work area.
  • Assists the Lead Technologist Assistant by training new assistants and performing otherduties as needed.
  • Attends continuing education classes or training classes.
  • Adheres to the established Hospital safety standards by following safety procedures andreporting any unsafe conditions to the supervisor or department head.
  • Apply the Hospital’s Policies and Procedures regarding guest relations.
  • Should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide careappropriate to the age of the patient served.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma from a phlebotomy program – certificate from training does not suffice
  • Current BLS/Healthcare Provider status as per American Heart Association standards
  • One year of experience working in an acute care setting as a phlebotomist