The Phlebotomist shall have a thorough knowledge and proficiency in techniques of blood collection. The Phlebotomist shall be responsible for appropriate clerical and computer documentation associated with specimen collection requirements. The employee shall actively support the Infection Control and Safety policies of the Hospital and laboratory. The phlebotomist shall use good judgment, with attention to details that may impact patient care. The employee shall demonstrate competency in technical, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills. He/she shall interact courteously and professionally with co-workers, medical staff patients, visitors and others. The phlebotomist shall respect the patient=s right to confidentiality. The employee may work with adult, geriatric, adolescent, newborn and neonatal infants and occasionally pediatric patients to provide Clinical Laboratory service. He/she shall assist the Technical Coordinator in assuring compliance with medical necessity.
Certifications: CPR - Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association required. Phlebotomy certification strongly preferred.
Education: High School diploma or GED required. Completion of an accredited phlebotomy training program preferred.
Experience: One year of phlebotomy experience preferred. Completion of a phlebotomy student internship preferred.