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Collects specimens from patients and assumes responsibility for
the safety and comfort of patients, following established standards
and practices. Accessions samples into computer system for accurate
testing and billing. Performs Point of Care testing as needed.
Prepares daily work schedule for specimen collection, and evaluates
and distributes workload to phlebotomists. Coordinates daily
operations for phlebotomy functions.
Uses correct technique, policy, and protocol in collection and
process of all specimens. Verifies ID of patient, specimen and
results. Properly aliquots specimens. Properly labels specimens
with appropriate information. Uses correct alternate patient ID
procedures if hospital armband is not available (RN ID, use of
Typenex bracelets, etc.).
Performs quick registration in HIS, accessioning, and medical
necessity checking using appropriate procedures with accuracy.
Obtains complete information needed for outpatient registration.
Performs POC testing accurately, using established protocol and QC.
Obtains read-back of verbal reports and performs read-back of
Instructs new employees and students in procedure, technique and
theory. Documents proficiency utilizing individual checklists.
Informs section leader or section manager in a timely manner of
problems noted in an individual’s training process.
Restocks an item in use, assuring its availability to the next
person/shift. Maintains work area in a clean, orderly manner.
Monitors expiration dates of all supplies and reagents and follows
Reviews collection lists, unreceived lists, tracking logs, and
telephone log for receipt or completion of work. Takes appropriate
action as needed. Assures proper retention of all specimens for
their designated time.
Observes and responds correctly and immediately to safety
violations and safety drills. Reports and documents immediately
personal exposure to hazardous or infectious situations. Uses lab
biosafety levels, universal precautions guidelines and available
safety equipment when needed. Assures patient safety is maintained
throughout collection/procedure (bed rails are returned to the
original position, all phlebotomy equipment is removed, and all
bleeding has stopped). Obeys all patient precautions at bedside or
noted on order.
Employs good organizational talents and prioritizes tasks.
Utilizes time efficiently. Performs collections in a timely manner.
Consistently observes meal and break periods according to workload
and schedule; assesses appropriate times to take breaks.
Receives incoming calls, documents incoming requests for blood
collection or other information, and follows through on dispatch as
Documents personal CE attendance and presentations (1 = std not
met; 2 = std met; 3 = 1.5 times std; expected hours per year same
for all: FT, PT, PRN).
Completes all objectives from previous evaluation.
Prepares daily workload schedule for specimen collection, and
evaluates and distributes workload as required. Coordinates daily
operations for phlebotomy functions.
Completes all required 6-month and annual competencies in
required time frame with documentation in personnel file.
This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor,
manager, director, or executive.
Certificate Program: Vocational/specialized training of 3-12
1 year of experience
Required Certifications /Registrations/Licenses
Certified Phlebotomist from one of the accredited agencies in
the list below - (Lawson Code CPBT)
PBT(ASCP) - American Society of Clinical Pathology
RPT(AMT) - American Medical Technologist
CPT(ASPT) - American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians
CPT(NHA) - National Healthcareer Association
CPT(ACA) - American Certification Agency for Healthcare
CPT(NCCT) - National Center for Competency Testing
CPT(NPCE) - National Phlebotomy Continuing Education
In Lieu Of The Above Minimum Requirements
Other Required Skills and Experience
Knowledge of general phlebotomy equipment/skills required
Evening (United States of America)
1510 Richland Hospital
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