Phlebotomist

Part time benefit eligible position working 40 hrs. biweekly. Position requirements: Fingerprint Clearance Child Abuse History Clearance

  • Demonstrates adequate knowledge of appropriate functions
  • Follows Hospital Policies.
  • Demonstrates ability to adequately use departmental downtime procedure
  • Recognizes specific problems and takes appropriate action in accordance with departmental policy
  • Maintains system security appropriately addressing transactions on the error log
  • Consistently demonstrates team work
  • Properly identifies out patients by verbal confirmation
  • Properly identifies the inpatients using the hospital identification wristband
  • Properly identifies patients for Blood Bank procedures using the Blood Bank identification wristband
  • Properly identifies patients and adequately performs venipunctures and/or skin punctures.
  • Uses appropriate aseptic technique to draw blood cultures
  • Clearly and accurately labels all specimens immediately after venipuncture and completes necessary documentation
  • Evaluates specimen adequacy
  • Receives specimens in the computer and delivers them to the appropriate department
  • Monitors inventory levels and follows appropriate protocol for re-ordering supplies
  • Deletes or cancels orders as necessary with full documentation of reason
  • Collates requests, answers the telephone, delivers specimens to appropriate department and operates the pneumatic tube
  • Always demonstrates proper telephone etiquette
  • Consistently assumes responsibility for calls, correctly answers questions, directs inquiries and takes messages
  • Adapts work schedule to meet emergency staffing needs
  • Is responsive, courteous, respectful and cooperative in completing tasks
  • Performs other related duties as required