Assumes the responsibility for performing phlebotomy skills appropriately and efficiently, under the philosophy, policies and procedures established by the hospital and the laboratory department. Performs general clerical duties and minor technical duties as assigned.
Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served (with exception of newborns):
All diagnoses/conditions of patients admitted to the hospital.
Demonstrates ability in accurately identifying patient and patient specimens.
Demonstrates skill, knowledge and accuracy in obtaining specimens.
Demonstrates ability to perform complicated phlebotomy procedures.
Demonstrates ability to perform clerical duties.
Other duties as assigned.
No required licensure/certifications.
High School diploma or GED required. Must have a minimum of two years verifiable phlebotomy experience.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Preferred phlebotomy training certification from an accredited agency.
Exhibit proficiency in all of the following: blood collection by venipuncture and capillary technique from patients of all age groups, pediatric blood collections, difficult draws. Possess the ability and skills necessary to provide orientation and training for patient service technicians.