Riverside Doctors Hospital Williamsburg is currently seeking a labor pool Phlebotomist / Lab Support Tech.
Designed and built with a focus on patient-centered care, Riverside Doctors' Hospital Williamsburg is the pinnacle of Riverside's commitment to the residents of the Williamsburg region. Riverside Doctors' Hospital opened in May 2013 and is licensed for 40 private rooms - 33 medical/surgical rooms and seven intensive care rooms. The full-service emergency department has 12 private patient rooms. The ground floor of the new hospital features a lobby/public area; café; meditation room; community education/conference space; emergency department; cardio/pulmonary services; and outpatient diagnostic services that include laboratory and imaging (X-ray). The second floor includes inpatient and outpatient surgery; medical/surgical patient rooms; intensive care unit; pharmacy; and a lifelong health center which will focus on simplifying the transition from inpatient acute care to other settings outside the hospital. For more information, visit https://www.riversideonline.com/rdhw/index.cfm
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 EKG's, 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 is also responsible for printing, monitoring, and distributing patient reports to proper locations. The position helps to maintain a constant state of readiness in the department to meet all Standards for accreditation from College of American Pathologist (CAP), Joint Commission, State, OSHA, CLIA, etc. 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. CPR certification required.
Experience: Previous experience in blood collection techniques preferred. Knowledge of laboratory medical terminology preferred. Working knowledge of Computers.