Phlebotomist

Location: WK South
Department: Lab - Lab-Phlebotomy
Classification: Full-Time
Shift: 11:00 AM-7:30 PM
Date Posted: 11/13/2018
Description: Job Responsibilities:
Phlebotomists are responsible for collecting blood specimens and interacting with patients from all age groups, with a broad range in degree of difficulty.  Working jointly with all departments in the hospital and laboratory, phlebotomists are responsible for providing efficient and timely collections for the patients in order to provide excellent care.

Specific Job Duties:
- Primarily responsible for the collection of blood  
  specimens for the clinical laboratory.
- Computer test order entry in our outpatient
  settings, specimen collection data entry 
  and assisting caregivers with patient reports.
- Preparing laboratory for inspection from
  regulatory agencies.
- Monitoring, maintaining, ordering and stocking
  laboratory supplies.
- Providing customer service to answer questions
  from patient providers regarding patient results
  or sample collection techniques or questions.

Laboratory Training/Continuing Education:
All employees are required to attend hospital orientation on the initial start date and then will proceed to the laboratory to undergo an extensive training program which covers all areas of the phlebotomy position.  We provide a one-on-one approach to this process, which typically is completed within the first 1 to 2 months of hire.

Annual continuing education is provided by Willis-Knighton in effort to maintain competency in phlebotomy skills, safety and general laboratory areas. This also provides employees CEUs to maintain certification requirements.

Job Qualifications:
-High school diploma or equivalent
-Completion of a phlebotomy-training program or 
 equivalent experience.
-Phlebotomy certification/license is required.
-Computer experience and some knowledge of
  medical terminology is preferred.

We are seeking a highly organized, efficient, and multi-functional phlebotomist with excellent communication skills.  The ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment is required.  The candidate must possess skills in following policies and procedures, commitment to tasks and attention to detail decision making and problem solving. 

Position Specific Information: 
The hours for this position will vary depending on the need, with rotating holidays and weekends.

Willis-Knighton is an equal opportunity employer and thus, manages its employment and employee relations policies, practices and benefits without regard to age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status where otherwise qualified.