Phlebotomist II

ID
2021-47181
Category
Lab
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Days
Facility
Jackson Madison County General Hospital
Department
Laboratory

Overview

Responsible for obtaining venous, arterial, and capillary blood samples from patients and transporting the samples to the laboratory. Ability to perform venipunctures and other blood collection procedures. Availability, willingness, and experience in performing special procedures (such as: assisting physicians in special procedures, special nursery procedures, or preparation of reference lab samples). Possible exposure to contagious disease. Continuous exposure to blood, patient specimens, and needles. Under the direct supervision of the Phlebotomy Shift Supervisor or Manager responsible for the assigned shift as scheduled.

Responsibilities

Obtains and/or verifies receipt of all venous, arterial or capillary blood specimens as requested; divides blood quantities for multiple tests; and transports the specimens back to the lab.
Responds to patient's emergencies in order to be available to collect specimen as requested.
Administers dextrose as required for tolerance test.
Applies accurate identification and collection of specimens with respect to patient identity, appropriateness of specimen obtained with respect to analyses ordered, and correct deliveries for effective handling.
Orders lab tests from manual request forms.
Relays results by the pneumatic tube system, fax machine, or mail to the proper recipients.
Assists with new employee training, assessment of competency of Phlebotomist, and assists with in-service education.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or equivalent required.

 

LICENSURE, REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION:
Certification as a phlebotomist by a national certification board required for LLT Program phlebotomists. In other Laboratory departments, EMT IV certified phlebotomists may be acceptable.

 

EXPERIENCE:
Six months phlebotomy in a clinical laboratory or 100 successful sticks.

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