Location: West Columbia
Posted on: May 26, 2023
Summary:The main function of a phlebotomist is to assist in performing various assigned duties, trouble shooting, training and making work flow recommendations.Position Responsibilities:Experience doing blood draws, labeling specimens, centrifuging specimens, recording maintenance data and decontamination, updating patient information, etc.Collects and stores specimens according to established procedures.Properly explains in a clear but courteous manner the process of the venipuncture (blood drawing) and or other specimen collection (ex. urine or fecal) as requiredDemonstrate technique/s using straight needles and/or butterfly needles.Fully understand all of the physicians' orders.Matches laboratory requisition forms to specimen tubes. Label, centrifuge, split, and freeze specimens as required by test order.Check all test requisitions or computer label against script to ensure 100% correct.Package specimens for transportStores specimen sample according to required temperature, places samples in appropriate collection container/ tube, accurately labels, follows different procedures as outlined by specific to protocol deemed necessary for transport to maintain integrity of the specimen.Understand and comply with OSHA and DEP regulations.Attend annual department trainingsAnswer telephone calls, read laboratory results to satisfy inquiries.Minimum Qualifications:Valid Phlebotomy certification for the state where you will be employed as required in some statesMinimum of 6 months' work experience performing venipunctures in a fast paced lab or hospital settingProficiency with Microsoft Office SuiteHigh School Diploma or GED0-2 years of experience
will work either 730-430p (M-F) or 8-5p (M-F)
pediatric experience is a plus
Keywords: Mindlance, Columbia , Phlebotomist I, Healthcare , West Columbia, South Carolina
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