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Phlebotomist

Location
White Plains, New York
Posted
10 Sep 2022

Position Summary

Obtaining blood specimens (where applicable to a specific position) from patients for laboratory analysis, observing protocols and

methods established by the Department of Laboratories, including the accessioning routine for proper identification and processing of

such specimens. Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:

1. Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors.

2. Demonstrate knowledge of department and hospital policies and procedures and there execution

3. Attend staff meetings and in-services

4. Complete competency requirements

5. Demonstrate ability to maintain a safe environment and use universal precaution

6. Ability to obtain blood or other specimens using varied technique on all age groups

7. Proficient in the use of the laboratory information system and hospital information system (where applicable)

8. Maintain supplies in a neat and orderly manner

9. Maintain a professional appearance and attitude

10. Make appropriate decisions independently

11. Prioritize workload

12. Inform management of problems

13. Maintain confidentiality of patient data

14. Cross training in ATC, MLW, Phlebotomy/Accessioning, Blood Donors (Where Applicable)

15. Provides information to pre-operative patients

16. Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements

Education:

High School graduate or GED.

Basic computer skills.

In-service training on LIS and HIS computer systems

Licensure:

Phlebotomy Certification preferred when applicable to a specific position.

Experience:

Previous phlebotomy experience when applicable.

Previous experience in a healthcare environment.

Core Competencies

Flexibility

Organized

Adaptability

Attention to Detail

Stress Tolerance

Physical/Mental Demands/Requirements & Work Environment

May be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed

to are listed in the hospital's SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospital's Intranet site

(Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc.

Ability to move about the department and multiple patient locations frequently throughout the work day.

Excellent eye hand coordination and dexterity needed to perform venipunctures.

Ability to detect and greet patients

Communicates frequently with patients who may have questions and requires exchange of accurate information.

Primary Population Served

Check appropriate box(s) below:

â Neonatal (birth - 28 days) â Patients with exceptional communication needs

â Infant (29 days - less than 1 year) â Patients with developmental delays

â Pediatric (1 - 12 years) â Patients at end of life

â Adolescent (13 - 17 years) â Patients under isolation precautions

â Adult (18 - 64 years) â Patients with cultural needs

â Geriatric (> 65 years) â 'All populations

â Bariatric Patients with weight related comorbidities â Non-patient care population

The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs

of White Plains Hospital.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 709088008-2
  • Date Posted: 10 September 2022
  • Recruiter: White Plains Hospital
  • Location: White Plains, New York
  • Salary: On Application