General Statement of Duties
The Phlebotomist II is responsible for performing phlebotomy and point-of-care testing as designated; answering telephones and verbal reporting of verified test results; performing clerical tasks; participating in appropriate continuing education; performing work in compliance with laboratory policies and procedures.
Essential Job Functions
1. Performs bleeding times, venipuncture and fingerstick specimen collection on neonate, infant, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients; collection is timely; patients experience minimal discomfort; observes standards for dual patient identification.
2. Performs point-of-care testing, I-STAT, collection of sweat chloride samples, type checks, and Unopette platelet collection (as appropriate per facility).
3. Answers telephone and verbally reports verified test results. Performs patient registration, processes patient reports, and performs other assigned clerical duties such as: filing, printing, faxing.
4. Records information consistently and accurately on phlebotomy and nursing sign-off sheets.
5. Processes all specimen types using appropriate computer functions; cleans work area and phlebotomy trays; stocks supplies.
6. Communicates and interacts with patients, physicians, co-workers, vendors and the public in a professional and pleasant manner.
Minimum Education and Experience
All hired after 9/8/2010 must have a high school diploma or GED. One year of phlebotomy experience with expertise in adolescent, adult, and geriatric collections required; experience with neonatal, infant, and pediatric specimen collection preferred. Clerical office work experience preferred.
Minimum License and Certificates Required
: Not Applicable.
Supervised By: Manager, Technical Supervisor, Team Leader or designee (depending on Facility).
Supervision Of: None
Environmental and Physical Demands/Hazardous Conditions
(X) INSIDE: Spends approximately 40 hours or more per week inside.
( ) OUTSIDE: Spend approximately __ hours per week outside (driving/running work related errands).
( ) BOTH: The activities occur inside and outside in approximately equal amounts.
WORK POSITIONS: (defined in 5% increments of work time): Sitting
( ) SEDENTARY WORK: Lifting 10 lbs. maximum and occasional lifting and/or carrying articles.
(X) LIGHT WORK: Lifting 20 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying articles weighing up to 10 lbs.
( ) MEDIUM WORK: Lifting 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
( ) HEAVY WORK: Lifting 100 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
( ) VERY HEAVY WORK: Lifting objects in excess of 100 lbs. with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing more than 50 lbs.
( ) Ability to lift, push and pull with assistance (mechanical or co-worker) the weight of an average patient specific to the department.
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