The function of the Phlebotomist/Clerk is to respond to the needs of our clients, both external and internal, in any one or more of the following areas: Phlebotomy, Accessioning, and Clerical.
Phlebotomy duties include collecting blood from all age groups (infants through elderly). Duties also include transport of specimens to the laboratory for testing, either via the tube system or on foot.
Accessioning duties are assisting technical personnel in preparation and organization of patient specimens for testing. Must perform waived tests if checked off by designated technical personnel.
Clerical duties include being the liaison between the laboratory and outpatient customers. Must possess good communication, computer and clerical skills to relate well with unit staff and physicians in order to lace the appropriate test orders, give test results or transfer to the appropriate technical area.
Qualified candidate will have at least 2 years of phlebotomy experience, preferably in a hospital setting.
Phlebotomy Certification by an accredited phlebotomy program and at least 2 years of phlebotomy experirnce OR a minimum 5+ years experience (without certification) strongly preferred. Candidate must also posses a high school diploma/equivalent.
Typing knowledge is helpful. Knowledge of medical terminology and a good foundation in science courses, desired.
Must be professional & neat in appearance, able to effectively communicate with patients and staff (external & internal), and have the ability to follow instruction with efficiency.
Candidate MUST also possess strong time management and customer service skills in a high-volume/fast-paced environment, with ability to exhibit a calm and pleasant demeanor at all times.