Under the general guidance of the pathologist, laboratory director and supervisors, perform a variety of functions that support phlebotomy, such as accessioning, centrifuging, tracking timed exams and specimen collection.
Interacts with patients in a patient focused manner.
The phlebotomist will perform at a level of competence that allows independent thought and action.
Upholds the organizations' Mission, Values and Goals by adhering to the NHS Standards of Performance.
Consistently identifies the patient appropriately using the patient name and date of birth. Collects, labels, and handles specimens appropriately. Assuring the accuracy of test results.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
Able to build and maintain relationships with patients, staff, providers, departments, facilities, agencies, and community resources.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
Demonstrates various venipuncture techniques, including finger sticks, heel sticks, and capillary collection, butterfly and straight needle collections, on all groups.
Performs order entry accurately
Audits requisitions, making appropriate changes, if necessary.
Performs clerical duties accurately and timely.
Responsible for answering phones and basic questions involving laboratory.
Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of his/her key responsibilities. Is technically adept at all facets of his/her work.
Follows policies for collection of timed and STAT draws.
Completes all work within a given shift
Adheres to all policies and procedures
Promotes teamwork and maintains a positive attitude at all times
Accepts responsibility for fulfilling conditions of employment, mandatory education, competencies, etc.
Accepts constructive criticism
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- 1-2 years phlebotomy experience preferred
High School graduate or equivalent preferred. Other experience and education may be considered.
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