Phlebotomist - Full-time

Description

Under the direct supervision of the Nursing Operations Administrator, the Phlebotomist completes all blood draws as assigned.

  • Collect blood samples from patients as assigned
  • Practice proper patient identification.
  • Label vials with patient names and dates.
  • Decipher the best method for drawing blood depending on the specific patient.
  • Transport all specimen samples to a nearby laboratory
  • Keep your phlebotomy cart or station well-organized at all times
  • Practice proper infection control standards at all times when working with patients and equipment
  • Reports any perceived/actual change in patient’s alertness, physical condition, skin changes, and any other areas of concern to patient’s primary care nurse immediately.
  • Able to verbalize hospital’s emergency codes and responsibility with each.
  • Practices correct isolation techniques to maintain a safe environment and to control spread of infection.
  • Maintains cleanliness of various instruments and equipment used per hospital policy and returns equipment to Central Supply. Reports non-functioning equipment to Central Supply.
  • Communicates with patients, patient’s family, staff, and physicians in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Exchanges and communicates patient care information upon change of shift.
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely manner and prior to end of shift.
  • Ability to accept direction from supervisors and other management team members in a positive and professional manner.
  • Maintains clean materials/supplies separate from dirty materials/supplies.
  • Communicates unit/patient concerns to supervisor.
  • Interacts with patient and families in a caring and compassionate manner.
  • Participates in orientation of new hires.
  • Attends at least 80% of all staff meetings.
  • Attends at least 80% of all education at Nexus Specialty Hospital.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
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Job Requirements

Experience

  • Prefer at least six (6) months experience as a Phlebotomist working in a hospital/rehabilitation/long-term care environment

Education Required

  • High school Degree or GED required
  • Basic Computer skills

Additional Information

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Phlebotomy certification from an accredited agency
  • Certified in AHA BLS

All Nexus Health Systems employees will need to meet the requirements outlined in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) interim final rule requiring all workers in most health care settings that participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The rule is effective November 5, 2021. Under the regulation, all eligible workers of Nexus Health Systems must be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022.