Phlebotomist Technician

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Summary

Provide phlebotomy services for inpatient and outpatient population; provide receipt, handling, and processing services for all Laboratory specimens

 

Skills, Education & Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Previous phlebotomy experience required.
  • Basic to moderate computer skills required. 
  • Previous experience in clinical laboratory or health care setting preferred. 
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing required.
  • Additional languages preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Follows departmental and regulatory policies for proper patient and specimen identification.
  • Performs venipuncture procedures in an accurate, safe, and efficient manner following departmental and regulatory standards and policies.
  • Performs alternate specimen collection methods, i.e., heelsticks and fingersticks in an accurate, safe, and efficient manner following departmental and regulatory standards and policies.
  • Identifies and conducts problem resolution for preanalytical specimen issues.
  • Utilizes Laboratory Information System for all specimen processing and handling functions to ensure timeliness and accuracy of workflow.
  • Consistently uses appropriate PPE and complies with all departmental and regulatory infection control policies, including sharps safety procedures.
  • Assists in maintaining adequate inventory levels; demonstrates conservative use of supplies by utilizing situation-appropriate devices.
  • Exhibits professionalism at all times and serves as a laboratory representative while interacting with patients, guests, physicians, and other PRH staff members.
  • Maintains orderly work area and follows departmental cleaning and organizational policies.
  • Provides assistance and support to Lab Outreach functions, including but not limited to patient registration, front office reception, use of vehicle for courier route, in-house specimen transport.
  • Assures workflow continuity through effective hand-off communication.
  • Maintains regular dialog with Laboratory supervisory / managerial staff concerning quality, safety, and customer service issues within the department and the facility.

Status: Non-exempt/Full-Time/Days

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North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Street
Jacksonville, AR 72076

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