Phlebotomist, Lab, UofL Health, 3rd Shift, Full Time - Georgetown - job 854022

UofL Health

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Georgetown, Indiana

Employment type: Full-time

Overview:

The Phlebotomist shall have a thorough knowledge and proficiency in techniques of blood collection. The Phlebotomist shall be responsible for appropriate clerical and computer documentation associated with specimen collection requirements. The employee shall actively support the Infection Control and Safety policies of the Hospital and laboratory. The phlebotomist shall use good judgment, with attention to details that may impact patient care. The employee shall demonstrate competency in technical, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills. He/she shall interact courteously and professionally with co-workers, medical staff patients, visitors and others. The phlebotomist shall respect the patient’s right to confidentiality. The employee may work with adult, geriatric, adolescent, newborn and neonatal infants and occasionally pediatric patients to provide Clinical Laboratory service.
Responsibilities:

1. Performs phlebotomy procedures accurately and within established turn-around times.
2. Recognizes abnormal, unexpected situations and investigates prior to delivering specimen to the testing area.
3. Transports specimens to the laboratory in a timely manner.
4. Answers phone calls and provides information in a courteous and professional manner.
5. Monitors specimen integrity.
6. Enters patient orders accurately in Hospital and Laboratory Information Systems.
7. Assures documentation for medical necessity.
8. Follow standards of safety dictated by the laboratory, the hospital and regulatory agencies.
9. Contributes to the efficient operation of the laboratory.
10. Participates in continuing education programs for the upgrade of educational experience.
11. Performs other duties as assigned by laboratory leadership.
Qualifications:

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Phlebotomy certification strongly preferred.
  • CPR issued by the American Heart Association required.


Experience (required and preferred):



  • One year of phlebotomy experience preferred or completion of a Phlebotomy student internship at University of Louisville Hospital preferred.




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