The Phlebotomist is responsible for obtaining satisfactory blood specimens and for assisting in performing routine analysis by performing; clerical, computer and limited technical duties. Incumbent is subject to weekends, holidays and on-call duty as assigned.
Job code: 100564
License or Certification: - Phlebotomy registered (American Society of Clinical Pathologist or other accepting certifying agency) preferred. - CPR certification. Total Education, Vocational Training and Experience: - Phlebotomy training course completion - Basic computer skills. Machines, Equipment Used: - General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, computer. - Standard and specialty laboratory equipment and machines. Physical Requirements: - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate. - Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and ability push/pull up to 50 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements. - Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking. - Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment - Manual dexterity to operate office equipment - Ability to ambulate to and from other departments. - Ability to recognize colors. Skills and Abilities: - Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively. - Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. - Ability to work independently without supervision. Environmental Conditions: - Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure. - Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required. - Handicapped accessible. - May work under stressful circumstances at times. Proficiency or Productivity Standards: - Meets established attendance standards. - Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge. - May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. - May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts. - Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster. - May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives. - May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
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