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Phlebotomist

Location : Boynton Beach
Job Type : Contract to Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1+
Required Education : 2+
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Medical Office
Job Category : Healthcare - Medical Office

Job Description :

Phlebotomist Position Goal: Responsible for performing venipuncture and other lab tests as well as other Medical Assistant duties as assigned. This could include assisting physicians with patient care and handling clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks.




Essential Responsibilities:


Verifies patient by reading patient identification.


Prepares equipment to efficiently collect blood products.


Performs venipuncture, arterial and capillary punctures on patients as directed by Physician and following medical practice protocols related to safety, infection control, and confidentiality.


Tracks collected specimens by initialing, dating, and noting times of collection.


Conducts laboratory tests on specimens.


Maintains daily tallies of collections performed and enters data into computer.


Assists donor before, during, and after donation. Instructs on urine collection procedures.


Cleans/sterilizes equipment, instruments, and work area following safety, cleanliness, and


Inventories supplies and places orders to ensure adequate supplies for procedures.


Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications :

Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited medical vocational institution, with Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant diploma.


 


Experience:


Minimum one year of phlebotomy experience in a medical facility and/ or documented evidence of externship completed in a medical office.


Electrocardiogram (EKG), vital signs, venipuncture, capillary, and injection current experience.


 


Other Requirements:


Certification as Medical Assistant or Phlebotomist required.


Must possess a current CPR certification and current health records with the appropriate immunizations to work in the health care field (hepatitis B and tuberculosis).


Willingness to work evenings and/ or weekends as needed


Willingness to attend continuing education courses at the request of the employer.


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