Community Health Systems Phlebotomist Full Time in Florence, South Carolina
Draws and collects blood samples from patients, verifies records and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis. May prick finger to draw blood. May conduct interviews, take vital signs, and draw and test blood samples to screen donors at blood bank. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires a high school diploma and/or certification by a nationally recognized body. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
The Phlebotomist is the front-line representative of Laboratory Services. The Phlebotomist will be responsible for the following:
1) Blood sample collection by venipuncture, heel stick, and finger stick.
2) Properly identifying patients prior to performing blood collection.
3) Following Laboratory protocols and procedures for blood collection.
4) Collection and other information into Laboratory Information System.
5) Ensuring that collected specimens are delivered to appropriate Laboratory department.
6) Maintaining properly stocked supplies on phlebotomy cart or tray and supply room.
7) Operating and performing patient testing on Point-of-Care Laboratory Instruments.
8) Assist with receiving specimens from Tube System and distributing specimens to correct department.
8) Training new-hire phlebotomist.
9) Good customer service skills.
10) Other duties assigned by Supervisor or Laboratory Director.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
FEMALES, MINORITIES, VETERANS, DISABLED AND OTHER PROTECTED GROUPS
Licenses & Certifications
C-AHA BLS Basic Cardiac
1 years: Phlebotomy
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.