Community Health Systems Phlebotomist - Laboratory - 0.5 PTB D/E/W in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Description:

Perform venipunctures, heel sticks, and finger sticks to obtain blood samples for testing purposes. Properly identify patients and follows procedures for collection of specimens. Ensure that all information from the blood collection of specimens is entered into the laboratory computer system including time drawn, time received, and proper phlebotomist code. Collect chain of custody urine drug screens for pre-employment, post-accident, and just cause cases using proper collection procedures defined by client. Pick up samples from nursing units as required. Perform other related functions as assigned by the Phlebotomy Supervisor.

Qualifications

Completion of a formal training course in phlebotomy procedures from an accredited school or training program preferred.

One (1) year phlebotomy experience preferred. Public relations skills; verbal ability to communicate with patients; finger and manual dexterity to handle small equipment; finger sensitivity to locate veins.

BLS required.

Valid Pennsylvania Driver License required.

Job: Laboratory

Organization: Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

Location: PA-Wilkes Barre

Requisition ID: 1742071