Phlebotomist

    LifePoint Hospitals
    Sylva, NC
    Full-time
    Similar jobs pay $10.62 - $14.39

    Job Description

    The Phlebotomist has the primary responsibility of performing phlebotomy, courier rounds, and clerical functions that involve the accessing and barcoding of specimens. The collection of blood specimens on patients include age groups defined as neonates (0-31 days), child (1 month - 3 years), pediatrics (4-11 years), adolescents (12-18 years), adults (19-65 years) and senior adult (age 65).

    The Phlebotomist will assist with preventative maintenance, quality assurance, orientation and training of students and new employees, education, inter and intra-departmental relationships, and communications with nursing units, patients and the physician staff as it relates to laboratory services.

    The duties described herein are minimum standards and may be modified to meet the changing needs of the patient and our facilities at any time.

    Performance Standards

    This position contributes to a world class patient and family experience, understanding that every single patient deserves our undivided attention every single time. To do this, it is necessary to provide a welcoming environment for every customer that enters our system. This is accomplished by clear communication (verbal and non-verbal) and by greeting each customer with a smile and appropriate eye contact.

    This position is responsible to take ownership of his/her work area, which includes the cleanliness of the physical surroundings and attentiveness to the needs of the people waiting for care and services.

    Qualifications :

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education: High School diploma or equivalent is required. Completion of a phlebotomy program is preferred.

    Experience: Completion of one full year of experience as a phlebotomist is desired. Must have a valid driver's license, with motor vehicle record acceptable to company's auto liability insurance carrier and a reliable car with own liability insurance if courier duties are required.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    1.Sufficient sight (includes color discrimination), manual dexterity and mobility to function efficiently in exercising job responsibilities.

    2.Works in hazardous and bio-hazardous areas of the laboratory and is subject to cuts and punctures from equipment.

    3.Walking, bending and standing for 80-90 % of work shift.

    4.Able to lift 15 lbs. as required to stock reagents and various lab supplies.

    5.Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written).

    6.Ability to remain calm, continue to function effectively and develop priorities during stressful situations.

    7.Works scheduled hours that include weekends, holidays, and nights as necessary.
    Posting ID: 552625950Posted: 2020-05-27