SUMMARY OF MAJOR FUNCTION
Responsible for drawing venous and capillary blood from patients for laboratory analysis. Accurately perform computer order entry. Must be neat, well groomed, courteous, and considerate of patient's needs. Must practice the Code of Conduct and Customer Service Initiatives.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE JOB
Willingness to learn and to be exposed to danger of infection from disease-bearing blood during collection process.High School diploma or equivalent. Phlebotomy Certification preferred.PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT
Exposed to all patient specimens including human waste, all type of body fluids including HIV, HBV positive specimens. Unpleasant smells may be encountered in working with specimens and chemicals. Exposure to dangerous substances is sometimes unavoidable. Depending on workload or schedule, long and irregular hours are at times necessary thus creating a stressful working environment.Work involves standing and/or walking approximately 90% of the time. Repeat bending and stooping. Occasional exertion in handling supplies and some physical effort holding or lifting a patient. Physical dexterity, vision and hearing acuity are constantly required.
Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.