Phlebotomist Laboratory Assistant PRN Weekends

Work Hours/Shift
Days & Nights
Sat & Sun
Florida Hospital North Pinellas
You will be responsible for:
+ Performs venipuncture according to SOP and with minimum trauma to patients.
+ Greets patients using the AIDET model and labels specimens with 2 primary identifiers.
+ Receives and accessions samples into the lab computer system and distributes samples to proper departments.
+ Processes and prepares samples for testing for send-outs as well as in-house testing.
+ Assists techs with minor pre-analytic duties as time permits.
+ Prints collection summary reports to resolve problems concerning pending orders.
+ Ensures proper and timely collection of requested labs including stats and timed collections.
+ Distributes 24 hour urine containers with required preservative and instruction labels.
+ Follows Infection Control policies for isolation patients and wears PPE appropriate for duties.
+ Performs EKGs when required as part of the duties on the Outpatient Care Center.
+ Registers Outpatients, Outreach and Contract patients in the LIS.
+ Performs deletion of tests and crediting of test charges.
+ Performs order entry of requested procedures in the LIS.
+ Inventories, orders and maintains proper level of phlebotomy and office supplies.
+ Handles telephone calls in a courteous manner accepting and transferring callers to proper areas.
+ Faxes test results to physicians, nursing and other authorized agencies as required.
+ Educates customers on special collection techniques.
+ Serves as liaison between the laboratory and other hospital departments.
+ Trains new staff on procedures involved with all job duties.
What will you need?
+ General knowledge of pre-analytic laboratory testing functions.
+ General knowledge of phlebotomy equipment and use.
+ Critical thinking skills.
+ Computer skills associated with laboratory information systems.
+ Proficient in verbal and written communication skills in English.
+ Must be detail oriented.
+ High School diploma or GED.
+ Completion of an accredited phlebotomy training program with certificate.
+ One year experience as a Phlebotomist (Preferred)
+ Experience working in a Hospital based laboratory (Preferred)
+ Certified as a Phlebotomist by a national accrediting agency. (Preferred)
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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