Phlebotomist I - ODC Laboratory
Company: North Oaks Health System
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Status: Part Time
Shift: Hours may vary - between 7AM and 5PM.
A Phlebotomist is the Health Care Professional that obtains
blood for laboratory testing. It is a technical position requiring
technical knowledge in specimen collection and processing; must be
able to make sound decisions objectively. Good communication skills
are required due to the close interaction with patients and all
departments within the hospital and the laboratory. Possess the
ability to give direct patient care in a caring, friendly, and
High School diploma or equivalent is required.
Completion of an accredited Phlebotomy program is preferred.
Phlebotomy experience is preferred.
Perform venipunctures, heelsticks, and/or finger sticks as
ordered/requisitioned, following instructions in the procedure
Identify, label and dispatch specimens received/collected.
Ability to give direct patient care in a caring, friendly, and
Perform duties according to established standards and
Use proper techniques and equipment.
Follow principles of asepsis and antisepsis in performing
Assure equipment is clean and functioning properly. (Scanners,
printers, pagers, lights, etc.)
Dispatch specimens to appropriate department or reference
Assemble supplies and equipment assuring that all reagents and
supplies are within acceptable expiration dates.
Receive work assignments.
Plan, organize and prioritize work duties.
Maintain required records.
Assist in orientation and training of new employees
Ensure that Supervisor, Coordinator(s) and Laboratory Director
(if necessary) is informed and kept abreast of all needs, and
May rotate all shifts, including weekends and holidays. Also,
may be assigned to a work area or may rotate to all areas/sections
of the department.
Enhance professional growth and development through
participation in educational programs, current literature,
in-service meetings, and workshops.
Assist on special projects as needed by Supervisor,
Coordinator(s), and/or Laboratory Director.
Follows North Oaks Health System's Compliance Programs and
Federal and State Regulatory guidelines.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
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