Performs phlebotomy in accordance with established National Patient Safety Goals and Baptist Health published protocols. Receives specimens in to the Laboratory Information System LIS accurately and timely, labels, transports, centrifuges, and aliquots specimens.
Distributes specimens to testing section in accordance with collection priority, i.e. STAT over Routine. Faxes and distributes results as appropriate.
Responsible for maintaining knowledge and deployment of policies and procedures used within the department as well as throughout the hospital to address patient questions and concerns. High School diploma, Certificate of Attendance, Certificate of Completion or GED required. Effective August 1, 2013, Phlebotomy or medical assistant certificate required, renewal not required.
Hospital Phlebotomy experience, computer skills, and specimen processing, excellent interpersonal communication skills, verbal and written, excellent customer service skills required, and ability to work in a high volume fast paced work environment. Hospital phlebotomy experience with pediatric, geriatric, oncology and neonate patients; bilingual.
Baptist Health South Florida