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Phlebotomist
Req. #: 49570
Department: Phlebotomy
Location: 1200 E. Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Schedule: Full time
Shift: 1: Days
Hours:
Job Details: - High school diploma or equivalent is required

VCUHealth System's Phlebotomy isseeking a (full time/ part time/ hourly) Phlebotomist.The Phlebotomist will obtain blood samples by venipuncture and capillarypuncture from outpatients in all age groups as requested by the physician. ThePhlebotomist assures the proper collection of all types of samples as requestedby the physicians. The Phlebotomist also prepares specimens for analysis byprocessing orders via HIS/LIS computers, verifying specimen acceptability andperforming established pre-analytical procedures in accordance with laboratorypolicy in an accurate, safe, and timely manner.

 

Responsibilities

Collectionof blood samples from patients.

Ableto contact Client Services or other areas as needed if questions prior tocollection of samples.

Customerservice oriented communications.

Directthe operation of the assigned area according to policy and procedures.

Aidin the decision when a trainee has acquired sufficient phlebotomy skills towork without close supervision.

Assistwith special projects assignments.

Mayrequire weekend and/or holiday rotation on all shifts as patient care needs inhospital dictate.

 

Qualifications

 

Required

High school diploma or equivalent

Certification as a Phlebotomist from ASCP or other recognized certification agency preferred

Valid driver's license and acceptable driver's record if required to drive betweensites

 

Preferred

Completionof a phlebotomy, nursing assistant or medical assistant training program

Minimumof 2 years experience in specimen collection techniques (venipuncture,capillary collection, urine collection)

Oneyear of experience in laboratory clerical and computer entry functions


EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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