Phlebotomist, Committed Per Diem

Overview
To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

To obtain blood samples from patients by venipuncture or skin puncture observing proper phlebotomy technique and patient identification policies. Exhibiting a caring and courteous manner to all patients and guests is required. Responding immediately to STAT requests and drawing other specimens in a timely manner. Processing and receiving specimens into the laboratory computer system in the Central Processing area of the lab.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. To obtain blood samples from patients by venipuncture or skin puncture observing proper phlebotomy technique and patient identification policies. Responding immediately to STAT requests and drawing other specimens in a timely manner.
  • 2. Demonstrates service excellence in all patient care activities exhibiting a caring and courteous manner to all patients and guests. Promotes teamwork and quality in all interactions with co-workers, physicians, physician offices, nurses and other departments. Presents professional image while actively promotes the Hospital's and the Department's Mission, Vision, Values and Goals.
  • 3. Processing and receiving specimens into the laboratory computer system in the Central Processing area of the lab.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


High School Diploma is required. College or technical school courses are preferred.


EXPERIENCE


Previous phlebotomy experience preferred(2 years). Computer familiarity and keyboard skills are required. A friendly caring personality is necessary for public relations.


LICENSURE


Certification is phlebotomy is a plus but not required.


SPECIAL SKILLS


The phlebotomy activity requires manual dexterity with an excellent fine motor skills. Working with patients directly, a great deal of emphases is placed on patient interpersonal skills.


PHYSICAL DEMAND


Phlebotomy may require extended periods of standing bent over patients, walking throughout the hospital carrying a basket and using the stairs. Computer work in an average laboratory setting. May be required to enter isolation rooms using proper isolation technique including proper mask fitting.



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