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Phlebotomist - Laboratory Clinical - Full Time (1.06) - Evening

Department:  LABORATORY CLINICAL - FAXTON (CC 2000403)
Job Summary
Under the direction of Laboratory Administration. Collects laboratory specimens from patients using venipuncture techniques. Gives patients collection instructions.  Receives patients, correctly identifies patients, transports specimens, performs clerical functions, and assists technical personnel with assigned non-technical tasks.
Core Job Responsibilities
1 AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCY: Obtains blood specimens by skin puncture (capillary) or venipuncture using appropriate technique and maintaining the integrity of the specimen in relation to the test performed accordint to laboratory policy and procedure.
2 Instructs patients in collection of urine, sputum, stool specimens.  Accepts these specimens from patients and verifies labeling is complete and accurate.
3 Follows correct patient identification procedures. (SPP069, LAI803, LAI805, LAI806) - verbally asks patient to state name & date of birth and verifies information given against scripts, labels, and wrist bands.
4 Greets patients, introduces self, and explains specific procedures.  Parent, guardian or caretaker accompanying patient are also greeted and procedures also explained to them.
5 Specimen labeling is complete and accurate.  Correct specimens and tests are drawn and collected.  Tubes are filled to correct levels.
6 Carts and phlebotomy areas are adequately stocked and kept neat and orderly.  Carts are disinfected at the end of each shift.  Cleaning and restocking is documented, following LAI275.
7 Performs clerical/receptionist functions: result reporting, fax machine, filing, specimen processing.
8 As assigned, prepares specimens for testing according to procedure. Distributes samples to appropriate areas and brings emergency and time requests to the immediate attention of appropriate personnel. 
9 Utilizes computer to register patients, order tests, and print barcodes.  Information is complete and accurate.
Education Requirements
Required High School Graduate.
Licensure /Certification Registration Requirements
Preferred Current and Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing - position specific requirement
Required Experience
Required Phlebotomy work experience or phlebotomy course.  

Nearest Major Market: Utica