Under general supervision, performs advanced and complex phlebotomy procedures.
Performs routine phlebotomy procedures, drawing blood samples and collecting other samples, for laboratory analysis as ordered by the attending physicians. Ensures containers are properly marked to identify the patient from whom the sample is drawn. Assesses Phlebotomy needs and makes assignments to ensure efficient response to requests for service, including EKG
's, glucose tolerance tests, and sweat chlorides. Enters patient demographic data, insurance and billing information, and the specific laboratory tests ordered by the medical staff into the laboratory computer database. Ensures prompt delivery of the samples to the laboratory for analysis. Performs record keeping relating and clerical work within the unit
Completion of a Phlebotomy training course or a medical training course which includes phlebotomy training.
Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):
Requires frequent bending, walking, squatting, moving and lifting of patients and sufficient manual dexterity to operate equipment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of phlebotomy policies, procedures, techniques and processing requirements. Skill in performing all types of phlebotomy procedures; in effective verbal and written communications. Phlebotomist must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served by his or her service.
HCA North Texas
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