High School Diploma/GED
Summary: The Phlebotomist possesses excellent communication skills, organizational and public relation skills. A concern for excellence in patient care and a cheerful personality are essential.
Frequent communication outside of the work group is required to resolve disagreements, reach agreements and clarify issues/processes. Responsibility exists to ensure that internal customers are satisfied with service.
Possesses knowledge of laboratory testing and procedures to serve as a resource for clients and customers.
Demonstrates the ability to work quickly and accurately in an environment with many distractions.
Performs clinical duties, including venipuncture and skin puncture, in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures.
Possesses a thorough understanding of chemical and bio-hazardous situations in the laboratory and follows all precautions listed in the departmental chemical hygiene and exposure control plans.
Carries out responsibilities in accordance with Ascension Health Core Values, St. Agnes policies/procedures and applicable civil laws. Accountable for efficient use of resources and support of the St. Agnes mission.
Required Education: High school diploma or GED.
Required Experience: Minimum of three years experience in hospital, medical office, or clinical laboratory functioning in a job title encompassing use of phlebotomy skills and/or specimen processing.