CentraState Healthcare System

  • Phlebotomist

    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/14/2018 3:44 PM)
    ID
    2018-8475
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Location
    CentraState Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    5A-1P
  • Overview

    Performs venipuncture, specimen processing functions, and various other specialized specimen collections. Performs computer functions.

    Responsibilities

    • Collects blood specimens on inpatients and outpatients through venipuncture, capillary finger-stick, or heel-stick from newborns according to policy.
    • Obtains blood according to lab policy and procedure with minimal bruising to patient.
    • Labels tubes appropriately with initials, date and time.
    • Interprets physician orders and performs computer order entry accurately. Consolidates orders appropriately.
    • Properly instructs outpatients in specimen collections.
    • Accurately enters relevant collection information under correct patient identification.
    • Accurately enters physician information.
    • Acts as mentor for newly hired employees.
    • Maintains work area in a clean and orderly manner. Restocks area prior to end of shift. Notifies Environmental Services of any spills or other problems needing attention as soon as they occur.
    • Utilizes Positive Patient Identification System properly.
    • Assists SPA (Specimen Processing Area) with collection and processing of samples.
    • Assists manager with documentation of annual competency of all employees.
    • Assists outpatients in obtaining information from Physician and properly documents advanced beneficiary notices including telephone support, full explanations to both patient and office staff.
    • Assists Manager in compiling data for Quality Assurance monitoring and Performance Improvement indicators.
    • Uses preference lab computers or contacts reference labs to obtain specimen requirements and information regarding tests not in lab dictionary.
    • Assure completeness of all records in work area including quality control charts.
    • Perform order entry for offsite specimens.
    • Completes assigned responsibilities in section prior to end of shift.
    • Fulfills clinical ladder requirement.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • High school diploma or equivalent required.

     

    Work Experience:

    • Phlebotomy experience preferred.

     

    Licenses and Certifications:

    • Certification preferred.

       

    Required Knowledge and Skills:

    Basic knowledge of computer (keyboard) required. Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

    Physical Demands

     

    Working Conditions:

    Works in a normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients.

     

    Exposure:

    Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

     

    Physical Demands:

    Sitting - Rarely

    Standing/Walking - Continuously

    Kneeling/Stooping - Rarely

    Bending/Climbing - Occasionally

    Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Rarely

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds – Never

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Rarely

    Typing/Filing - Rarely

     

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Options

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed