Obtain and prepare specimens for laboratory testing.
Obtain and prepare specimens for laboratory testing. Perform clerical functions in the entry of laboratory data, reporting, and posting of laboratory reports. . Assists the Assistant Phlebotomy Supervisor and Technical Specialist in training and monitoring of employees.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
High school graduate or possess a GED certificate. Certification by a nationally recognized phlebotomy agency (ASPT, NCA, ASCP, AMT) preferred but not required. Must be able to operate general office equipment, appropriate laboratory equipment, computers and/or an automobile.
Must have mobility sufficient to move about including standing, reaching, stooping/crouching, bending, lifting, turning and handling. Able to stand, walk, and sit for long periods of time. Is able to lift a maximum of 50 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing over 10 pounds. Vision and hearing must be normal or corrected to within normal. Normal color vision for those tasks requiring color differentiation.
Includes exposure to human body fluids, disease, infection, laboratory chemicals and hazardous material. Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment. Physical presence on site is essential. Able to perform the duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
Frequent interaction with others in the Laboratory and other departments in person, by telephone or by email, to resolve issues with patient care that are impacted by laboratory testing. Due to the emotional and/or emergency nature of patient care some customers may be unpleasant, angry or discourteous in their requests for Laboratory services.
KEY WORD SEARCH
Phlebotomist, Lab Technician