LSS Phlebotomy Technician I
Memorial Hospital, University of Colorado Health - Colorado Springs, CO

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This position is responsible for frontline representation of MHS Laboratory Services to all laboratory customers. Professionalism and excellent customer service skills are extremely important and required at all times. Duties include specimen collection, processing and distribution of patient specimens for testing while adhering to department identification policies. Specimen collection is performed by venipuncture and skin puncture. Specimen processing involves the hospital and laboratory information systems and requires the ability to organize and prioritize work appropriately. Specimens must be received into the laboratory computer system, verified for correct identification, correct specimen type, and correct specimen amount. The ability to trouble shoot problems is essential. The Phlebotomy Technician centrifuges specimens, aliquots appropriately for testing department, and distributes in a timely manner. The Phlebotomy Technician must be able to skillfully obtain specimens from all age groups utilizing age specific techniques. Position requires flexibility with schedule to include holidays, weekends, and other needs of the department. Position will be cross-trained to work at all MHS sites, and will be scheduled to work per department needs. Reports to LSS Supervisor.

Minimum Education: High School diploma or equivalent (GED), PBT certification from ASCP or AMT, BLS. (Phlebotomy certification is required within first three months of hire.)
Minimum Experience: At least 1 year of current specimen collection duties or graduate of approved phlebotomy training program.

Strength (Light Work): Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, or up to 10 lbs of force frequently, or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.