May 17, 2022

Phlebotomist

  • Memorial Health
  • Jacksonville, IL 62650, USA
Full-time

Job Description

Performs venipuncture, capillary and arterial collections (arterial after 1 yr experience) on infants, children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. Assist in the reception area with clerical duties. Inventory and request phlebotomy as well as other needed supplies.

Qualifications

Education:
• High School diploma or equivalent required.
Licensure/Certification/Registry:
• N/A
Experience:
• Phlebotomy experience preferred.
Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Working Conditions-Physical Requirements & Atmosphere:
• Demonstrates the ability to read, write and perform math functions.
• Has pleasant, outgoing personality.
• Demonstrates proper verbal communication skills and manual dexterity.
• Physical requirements include bending, stooping, reaching, and carrying objects that may weigh up to 50 lbs.
• Age Specific Competence Requirement: Specimens are obtained from infants, children, adolescents, adults, and older adults.
• Potential exposure to infectious diseases.
• Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens and body fluids.

Responsibilities

1. Venipunctures

2. Blood cultures

3. Assist in the reception area with all clerical duties

4. Maintains supplies
5. Knowledge of test requirements

6. Assists the technical staff when asked

7. Work at least every other weekend

8. Work Holidays

9. Capillary blood collection

10. Assists with Arterial line draw collections.

11. Arterial collection after 1 year phlebotomy experience with proper training/competency

12. Clerical Duties

13. Participation in all GPE initiatives from leadership down to Lab subcommittee GPE initiatives

14. Performs other related work as required or requested.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.