Collects blood from patients utilizing proper patient identification procedures to provide quality laboratory specimens .
Ensures patient safety, comfort, well-being and satisfaction.
Follows established departmental protocols for accurate collection and labeling.
Prioritizes workload and collections for efficiency and to meet turnaround time guidelines.
Requires the performance of a variety of non-technical and clerical duties in the laboratory including monitoring and scheduling collection of samples, pickup of collected samples and supply inventory and stocking.
Maintains high standards of professionalism in performance of duties and interpersonal skills. Follows policies and procedures of
. Participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to WFH standards of behavior.
Manages stress appropriately, makes decisions under pressure, handles multiple priorities, works alone and in areas that are confined and/or crowded.
Walks for 4-6 hours per day, sits for 2 hours per day.
Has good manual dexterity, good eye-hand-foot coordination and clarity of vision.
Periods of bending, crouching, squatting, reaching above head, reaching from shoulder, twisting at waist, lift/carry up to 20 pounds. Lift from waist level up, lift above shoulders/head.
Talking, answering telephones, using computers.
Performs repetitive tasks/motions, distinguishes colors, hears alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice.
Moderate supervision needed.
Completion of certified phlebotomy course or comparable work experience is required. Phlebotomy certification by one of the following organization: American Society of Clinical Pathologist (ASCP), National Certification Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel (NCA), American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT) or American Medical Technologists (AMT) is required.
A minimum of one (1) year hospital experience preferred.
Phlebotomy, verbal, interpersonal, customer relations, and grammar/spelling skills are required. Basic computer skills are required. Ability to read/comprehend written instructions and follow verbal instructions required.
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