Ascension Health Phlebotomist III in Baltimore, Maryland

Job ID: 270090

Phlebotomist III

Baltimore, Maryland

Regular/Weekends

Additional Job Information

Title: Phlebotomist III

City, State: Baltimore,MD

Location: St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD

Department: Lab Phlebotomy Anc 001

Additional Job Details: PT,Weekends, 24 hours, Bi-Weekly

Work Schedule: The work hours are every other weekend 12 hours shift 7a-7:30p Saturday and Sunday

Job Description

Job Summary:

Phlebotomist III, collects and processes blood specimens for testing.

Responsibilities:

  • Draws and collects blood samples. Verifies records.

  • Labels, processes and delivers specimens for testing.

  • Maintains supplies and equipment.

  • May assist with coordinating and conducting blood drives, including interviewing and screening donors.

  • Consistently and independently follows established safety and infection control procedures. Intervenes in unsafe situations.

  • Responds to all inquiries concerning topics related to laboratory services and policies. Assists with procedural changes for necessary updates to laboratory manuals. Provides instruction to new associates and maintains and records training on appropriate checklists.

  • Documents and investigates issues and problems and provides resolution to customer needs. Communicates with physicians, nurses and other hospital staff and clients to obtain required clinical information necessary to complete testing and maintain compliance. Participates on interdepartmental, hospital and departmental committees as appropriate.

  • Maintains patient information files as required by State and Federal regulations.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certified Certification specializing in Phlebotomy credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC). Or equivalent phlebotomy certification organization.

Education and Work Experience:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • Required: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience Preferred: Completion of a Phlebotomy course through a local community college or other organization

  • Required: Five years experience in hospital, medical office, or clinical laboratory functioning in a job title encompassing use of phlebotomy skills and/or specimen processing. Preferred: Experience in a hospital Emergency Department setting. Experience performing skin punctures. Knowledge of medical terminology.