Phlebotomist (Fhc)

City Of Louisville, KY Louisville , KY 40202

Posted 3 weeks ago

Description

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE WORK

Under general supervision, performs a variety of venipuncture techniques and collects blood specimens from patients in support of laboratory procedures used in diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Examples of Duties

EXAMPLES OF THE WORK (These statements are intended to be illustrations of the work of this class.)

Performs a variety of routine blood drawing procedures including venipuncture using standard equipment such as vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, capillary draws (finger sticks), and butterfly needles.

Obtains correct identifications and information for laboratory records from patients.

Explains procedures, allays fears, and elicits cooperation from patients.

Records appropriate patient information on all specimens collected.

Processes Patient ID labels to use on lab report forms.

Processes patient specimens to be sent to Reference Laboratory. This includes centrifuging specimens and transferring patients' specimens to a different type of tube, and proper labeling of patients' specimens.

Adheres to Universal Precautions when performing duties.

Performs job-related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

High school graduation or its equivalent.

AND

Must have completed Phlebotomy Training in a licensed program and have a Phlebotomy Certificate (ASCP) or be eligible to take the exam.

OR

Must have one year of work experience as a clinical lab phlebotomist.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Communicates with patients in person and over the telephone.

Stands and walks for extended periods of time.

Lifts boxes of supplies weighing up to 20 pounds.

Must be vaccinated for Hepatitis B, have evidence of immunity, or have signed a declination form.

Supplemental Information

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Test Weights

Written Test: 50%

Training & Experience: 50%

CLINIC LOCATIONS AND HOURS:

www.fhclouisville.org

FHC - Portland
2215 Portland Avenue

Louisville KY 40212

(502) 774-8631

Monday

  • Thursday: 8:00am

  • 9:00pm

Friday: 8:00am

  • 4:30pm

Saturday: 8:00am - noon

Sunday: Closed

FHC - East Broadway
834 East Broadway

Louisville KY 40204

Monday

  • Thursday: 8:00am

  • 9:00pm

Friday: 8:00am

  • 4:30pm

Saturday: 8:00 - 12:00pm

Sunday: Closed

FHC - Phoenix (Healthcare for the Homeless)
712 E Muhammad Ali Blvd

Louisville KY 40202

Monday

  • Friday: 7:30am

  • 4:00pm

Saturday

  • Sunday: Closed

FHC - Iroquois
4100 Taylor Blvd

Louisville KY 40215

Monday: 8:00am

  • 4:30pm

Tuesday: 8:00am

  • 8:30pm

Wednesday

  • Friday: 8:00am

  • 4:30pm

Saturday

  • Sunday: Closed

FHC

  • Fairdale
    1000 Neighborhood Place

Fairdale KY 40118

Monday

  • Friday: 8:00am

  • 4:30pm

Thursdays: 8:00am

  • 8:30pm

Saturday

  • Sunday: Closed

FHC

  • Southwest
    9702 Stonestreet Road, Suite 220

Louisville KY 40272

Monday

  • Wednesday: 8:00am

  • 4:30pm

Thursday: 8:00am

  • 8:00pm

Friday: 8:00am

  • 4:30pm

Saturday

  • Sunday: Closed

FHC - Americana
4805 Southside Drive

Louisville KY 40214

Monday

  • Friday: 8:00am

  • 4:30pm

Saturday

  • Sunday: Closed
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Phlebotomist (Fhc)

City Of Louisville, KY