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Phlebotomist (PT)13529

Southeast Georgia Health System - Brunswick, Georgia
Friday, March 15, 2019
Allied Health Professional

Southeast Georgia Health System has an opportunity for a Phlebotomist to join our Laboratory team!

Summary: Performs collection of blood specimens from patients of all ages and transports specimens to the laboratory for analysis. Assumes responsibility for safety and comfort of the patients in accordance with established laboratory standards and practices. All team members of Southeast Georgia Health System will promote a culture of safety, follow established policies, and adhere to all state and federal regulatory requirements, Joint Commission requirements, and national patient safety standards.

* Demonstrates correct procedure for completion of venipuncture and skin puncture procedures for patients of all ages.
* Accurately labels tubes immediately AFTER collection.
* Never pre-labels tubes. Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen collection, labeling, handling, and transport.
* Demonstrates adequate understanding of proficiency in using the computer systems. Performs laboratory support functions as applicable.
* Assists nursing units with requests for specimen collection, specimen transport, and needed supplies.
* Works flexible hours to include weekends and holidays.

The ideal Phlebotomist candidate should posses the following minimal qualifications:

* High School Diploma or equivalent required.
* Completion of certified program in phlebotomy is preferred.
* Previous experience in the health care field is preferred.
* Certification in Phlebotomy is preferred.
* Ability to perform a venipuncture or skin puncture procedure without aversion to the task.
* Exhibits positive interpersonal skills (customer service): 75-85% of the time is spent interacting with others.
* Keyboard skills, operation of a photocopier, fax machine, telephone, printers and other information system support equipment.
* Operation of a specimen centrifuge.

Service Excellence: All team members of Southeast Georgia Health System will promote service excellence by developing and maintaining positive relationships with customers, other team members, and the medical staff and will ensure the highest quality of care by performing their responsibilities according to the highest professional standards.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or national origin. EOE/AA: M/F/D/V

Job Type: .50
Hours: As Needed
Location: Brunswick, GA - Georgia

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