Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, in Gloucester, Virginia is currently seeking a full-time Phlebotomist.
Riverside Walter Reed Hospital is a 67-bed acute care facility located in Gloucester, Virginia. With 24-hour emergency services, a 12,000 square foot Intensive Care Unit, a complete range of outpatient services, a highly professional, caring staff and more than 50 outstanding area physicians, Riverside Walter Reed provides comprehensive health care services to the communities of the Middle Peninsula.
Job Summary: This position performs routine and special laboratory specimen collections according to established protocols and standard operating procedures assuring collection of the appropriate specimen in correct container with appropriate labeling. The phlebotomist/processor may also be responsible for traveling to other patient off-sight locations to collect blood and transporting of specimens back to the lab depending on work site assignment. This position is responsible for maintaining proper inventory in the department and for keeping appropriate stock levels in collection basket. 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 assists in the training of new and existing personnel as well as students. May perform other duties as assigned.
Education: High school diploma or equivalence preferred.
Certification: ASCP or equivalent certification preferred.
Experience: Previous experience in blood collection techniques preferred. Knowledge of laboratory medical terminology preferred. Working knowledge of Computers.