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Phlebotomist - Great benefits

Company: Interim HealthCare Severn, MD
Location: Severn
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description General Purpose: Collects and prepares blood and non-blood specimens from patients for reference laboratory dispatch and testing. Performs skin tests and bleeding times. Accessions specimens into the laboratory. Essential Functions: Collects laboratory specimens to include venipuncture, and capillary punctures for routine analysis, drug screens, and microbiology specimens. Performs and reports bleeding times and skin tests, entering the results into the computer/record. Labels specimens accurately, legibly, and completely. Relays clear concise collection instructions for the patient collection of specimens while fully understanding and following state and federal requirements. Prepares and stains blood smears and other specimens according to the specifications of the test to be performed. Processes data for productivity, outcomes and quality improvement purposes, etc. Performs screening tests and reports results, i.e. glucose tests, bleeding time tests, quality control tests. Handles telephone inquiries regarding laboratory results, records requests for blood collections, and answers general questions concerning test orders and collections. Completes other assignments as requested and assigned. May have access to personal health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department. Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent, plus six (6) months of general phlebotomy experience to include venipuncture and capillary collections on adults and children. Preferred : Certification as an American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or National Certification Agency (NCA) phlebotomist. Able to provide proof of a current Basic Cardiopulmonary Life Support (BLS) training for infants, children and adults. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: High degree of accuracy required for specimen collection, centrifuge, blood collection devices, computer, and communication Ability to make decisions when problems with patients arise (example: redraw, call nurse, or physician). Ability to effectively communicate with clinical and non-clinical staff and individuals. Able to provide proof of valid driver---s license, if applicable. Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if assignment(s) include driving own vehicle. Meets applicable health requirements to provide patient care.

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