We are looking for a meticulous phlebotomist who will be responsible for drawing blood from patients for diagnostic, donation, or transfusion purposes. They may test the blood specimens themselves or they will be responsible for labeling the specimen vials and arranging transportation of specimens to laboratories for analysis.
Identifying patients and their personal information by reviewing their identity documents.
Assessing patient needs, reviewing patient history, and determining the reason(s) for drawing blood.
Selecting gauge needles and preparing veins or fingers for blood drawing.
Extracting blood from patients through venipuncture or fingerstick.
Analyzing blood specimens using the correct testing equipment, when necessary.
Preparing specimens for transportation, including labeling vials accurately and matching blood specimens to patients.
Supplying diagnostic notes to physicians, other healthcare professionals, and hospitals.
Keeping and maintaining records of patient names, volume of blood drawn, and diagnostic findings.
Cleaning, maintaining, and calibrating laboratory equipment used in the drawing and testing of blood specimens.
Ordering laboratory supplies, as needed.
Diploma in phlebotomy.
Certification with the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians, Inc. and/or the National Phlebotomy Association (NPA).