Riverside Regional Medical Center located in Newport News, Virginia is currently seeking Support Tech / Phlebotomists for all shifts.
Job Summary: This position performs routine and special blood collections according to established protocols and standard operating procedures. The position is also responsible for explaining specimen collection procedures and instructions to patients, nurses, physicians, etc. The phlebotomist/processor may also be responsible for performing patient EKGs, traveling to other patient off-sight locations to collect blood and transporting of specimens back to the lab depending on work site assignment. The phlebotomist/processor receives, labels, processes and distributes specimens to the appropriate work area in preparation for laboratory analysis. This position registers patients into the information systems and orders the appropriate tests as requested by the physician. The phlebotomist/processor is also responsible for printing, monitoring, and distributing patient reports to proper locations. The phlebotomist/processor is responsible for effective intradepartmental and interdepartmental communications to include such items as shift-to-shift hand off, pending collection inquiries resolutions, etc. May perform other duties as assigned.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent preferred
Certification: ASCP or equivalent certification preferred
Experience: Previous experience in blood collection techniques preferred.