Position Information: Performs venipuncture and medical testing on patients, collects specimens, and transports blood specimens. Essential Duties:
Processes laboratory orders from providers. Documents HIPAA required information and verifies patient information before collection of specimens.
Responsible for efficiently and accurately performing venipuncture on patients or study participants. Tracks collected specimens by initialing, dating, and noting times of collection on the vials and delivers specimen samples to the laboratory for processing and testing.
Collects specimens from adults and children such as stool and urine. Instructs patients in self-collect specimens. Performs various medical tests such as urinalysis or centrifuge blood samples.
Prepares specimens for transport. Labels all samples and storage tubes and logs all samples obtained into the database.
Transports specimens to laboratories and departments. Maintains equipment associated with venipuncture. May clean, store, and order such equipment.
Ensures patient privacy adhering to Health Insurance and Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Adheres to hospital policies and procedures, Federal, State, and local regulations and standards.
Documents testing and results in a quality control log.
Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
Education: High School Diploma or GED or completed a Phlebotomy Program Experience: 6 months experience as a Phlebotomist Certifications/Licenses:
Licensed Phlebotomist in the State of Oklahoma or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire date
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of infection control policies and procedures