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Phlebotomist I

at Holston Medical Group

Posted: 9/20/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 0d9c5a6b-5df0-40aa-ab49-4c33f865fce7
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Job Description

General Summary:
The Phlebotomist I is responsible for performing blood/body fluid collections and obtaining specimens as ordered by the provider. This position is also expected to use their knowledge of phlebotomy to collect the blood/specimen in the correct container for analysis and is to use safety and infection control procedures.

Main Responsibilities:
•Perform vein puncture on patients in lab
•Prepare equipment to efficiently collect blood products
•Maintain equipment operation
•Collect other body fluids from patients as directed
•Perform diagnostic procedures/laboratory tests and interpret test results
•Enter/retrieve patient data utilizing office’s laboratory system
•Ease the patient’s fear and concern surrounding the phlebotomy experience
•Assist patient with clinical, insurance or office questions fully or guide the patient to the proper line of assistance
•Assist in training new employees
•Practice sterilization and infection control
•Stock/order lab supplies as needed
•May be moved to other offices upon request based upon the business need of Holston Medical Group on an occasional basis

Education/Experience/Knowledge:
•High School diploma or equivalent required
•Licensed Phlebotomist
•1 – 3 years phlebotomy experience
•Ability to work under pressure
•Self starter, ability to work alone
•Exceptional attention to detail
•Must have strong Customer Service Skills and a friendly attitude

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
• The employee frequently is required to walk, stand, and talk or hear.
• The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
• The employee may be exposed to bodily fluids, sharps handling, and infectious disease.

Disclaimer:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.