Community Health Systems *Phlebotomist, FT, Nights in Huntsville, Alabama

Description:

Performs venipuncture, heel sticks, and finger sticks to obtain blood samples for testing purposes. Properly identifies patients and follows procedures for collection of specimens. Process and receives specimens into the laboratory, following laboratory protocol for specimen acceptability and rejection. Enter patient orders into Laboratory Information System. Collects chain of custody drug screens for pre-employment, post-accident, and just cause cases according to protocol. Assists with frozen sections and clerical duties as assigned. Performs other related functions as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

-High School Diploma or equivalent required

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

  • Must provide documented evidence to perform waived testing

Experience:

  • 1 year phlebotomy experience including obtaining specimens from neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients is preferred.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required along with moderate knowledge of medical terminology.

Licenses/Certifications:

-Current BCLS certification

Job: Laboratory

Organization: Crestwood Medical Center

Location: AL-Huntsville

Requisition ID: 1826452