Phlebotomist- Full-time in Galax, VA at Twin County Regional Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Description

Twin County Regional Healthcare

The phlebotomist performs a variety of functions such as collecting blood and other specimens using aseptic technique. 
Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
Must be trained by medical technologist or medical laboratory technicians in proper techniques of blood collection
Must demonstrate competence by completion of the phlebotomy training checklist
Formal phlebotomy training program preferred
Responsibilities:
Knowledgeable with the ability to practice Medicare Compliance.
Knowledgeable with the ability to practice and teach CLIA 88 regulations and to perform blood collection competently and with aseptic technique.
Collecting blood specimens and other laboratory specimens using aseptic technique. 
Collects timed orders and STAT orders within time guidelines.
Provides exceptional customer service with all customers, internal and external.
Consistently demonstrates consideration and respect to others.
Offers assistance to other lab team members as needed.
Notifies lab administration each time a credit should be issued in order to provide customers with accurate billing.
Uses good interpersonal skills in dealing with co-workers, management and those outside the hospital organization.
Attends and participates in lab meetings.
Participates in CAP on-line competencies and other educational opportunities.
Consistently demonstrates respect and consideration to others.
Proficiently collects specimens on all patient populations without deleterious outcomes.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Standing, sitting, walking, bending (45-90 degree angles) are required.
May require stair climbing.
Reading and writing are required to fulfill the job description.
May be required to lift up to 30 lbs.
Speech, hearing and visual acuity are necessary in order to perform job.
Exposure to blood, body fluids and hazardous wastes is frequent and one must carry out universal precautions according to hospital policy.
May be exposed to injury by irrational and disturbed patients, patients with communicable diseases and/or potentially dangerous equipment.
Work involves mental activity.
This job description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by incumbents of this job.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

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Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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