Performs phlebotomy, collection and processing of laboratory specimens. Orders tests in LIS. Answers the telephone and assists callers.
Minimum Experience Requirements
- Route 1: High School Diploma or GED is required with the exposure to chemistry, biology, computer and math preferred.
- Route 2: High School Diploma or GED is required AND completion of a NAACLS approved phlebotomy program.
- Route 3: High School Diploma or GED is required AND completion of one year full-time acceptable work experience as a phlebotomy technician in an accredited laboratory within the last five years. This experience must include venipunctures and skin punctures.
Minimum Licensure/Certification/Registration Requirements
- Basic typing/computer skills.
- Moderate dexterity required; good visual acuity required to handle specimens and read fine print.
- Phlebotomy experience is preferred.
- The ability to learn, retain, and apply technical knowledge and the ability to perform at an acceptable level while performing multiple tasks.
- The interpersonal skills necessary to interface effectively with physicians, other hospital personnel, patients, and visitors.
- AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers or Red Cross Professional Rescuer required.
- Driver's license and proof of insurance is required if hired after 3/1/2011.
- PBT (ASCP) certification is required within 1 year of hire for Education Route 2.
- PBT (ASCP) certification is required within 2 years of hire for Education Routes 1 and 3.
- *Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amounts of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to move objects.
- Constantly (67 - 100%): Standing and Walking
- Frequently (34 - 66%): Bending/Stooping, Computer Usage, Reaching, and Twisting
- Occasionally (1 - 33%): Climbing Stairs, Kneeling/Squatting, and Sitting
- Rarely (< 1%): Crawling
- Will constantly lift up to 10 lbs and rarely lift above 11 lbs
- Will constantly pull between 26-50 lbs, occasionally between 11-25, and rarely above or below
- Will constantly push between 26-50 lbs and rarely above or below
- Will frequently carry up to 10 lbs and rarely carry above 11 lbs