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Performs phlebotomy and other lab specimen collections per age related standards. Provides appropriate post-phlebotomy patient care.
Identifies need for patient medical assistance and call code as appropriate. Reviews/Records refrigerator temperature(s) and QC/QA records. Areas of concern are recorded through the Corrective Action Log and reported to maintenance for repair.
Findings are reported to supervisor or manager. Use manual requisitions and labels specimens appropriately. Label and process specimens according to establishes protocols and policies.
Must effectively procure blood specimens from infant, adult, geriatric, and wheelchair bound patients. Must demonstrate competency for age related responsibilities. Understands the operation and maintenance of equipment pertinent to the job. Follows up with all outstanding orders on manifest log, and communicates all timed, completed or uncompleted draws/charges/results to the client office staff and performs other duties as assigned.
Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Phlebotomy certification or training from aphlebotomy school / institution or equivalent experience.
Preferred: New grads to one year of experience performing phlebotomy on a broad range of patients types.
Experience with processing lab specimens, transferring specimens, and handling a centrifuge. Familiar with medical EMR systems. Knowledge of medical terminology. Phlebotomy certification through nationally recognized organization (ASCP).