May 18, 2021

Phlebotomist

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • The Phlebotomist will obtain blood samples by venipuncture and capillary puncture from outpatients in all age groups as requested by the physician. The Phlebotomist assures the proper collection of all types of samples as requested by the physicians. The Phlebotomist also prepares specimens for analysis by processing orders via HIS/LIS computers, verifying specimen acceptability and performing established pre-analytical procedures in accordance with laboratory policy in an accurate, safe, and timely manner.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • Certification as a Phlebotomist from ASCP or other recognized certification agency preferred
      • Valid driver's license and acceptable driver's record if required to drive between sites
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Valid driver`s license and acceptable driver`s record if required to drive between sites

    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Minimum of 2 years experience in specimen collection techniques (venipuncture, capillary collection, urine collection)
      • One year of experience in laboratory clerical and computer entry functions
    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Completion of a phlebotomy, nursing assistant or medical assistant training program