Posted on: March 19, 2023
Description:The main function of a phlebotomist is to assist in
performing various assigned duties, trouble shooting, training and
making work flow recommendations.
- 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 required
- Demonstrate technique/s using straight needles and/or butterfly
- 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 transport
- Stores 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 trainings
- Answer telephone calls, read laboratory results to satisfy
inquiries.Skills:phlebotomy, venipuncture, specimen collection,
pediatric, customer service, laboratoryAdditional Skills &
Qualifications: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 Suite High School Diploma or GEDMust have 5-7
years of phlebotomy experiencePediatric experience is
REQUIREDComputer experienceWork Environment:Monday-Friday 8:00
am-4:30 pm, every other Saturday 8:00 am-12:00 pmExperience
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Keywords: Actalent, Washington DC , Phlebotomist, Healthcare , Fairfax, DC
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