Phlebotomist (Per Diem) #2752
Company: Reedsburg Area Medical Center
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Job DescriptionSalary: Our Laboratory is seeking to hire a per
diem Phlebotomist to work in our lab. No experience? No problem!
We'll train you!
- Position Summary:
- The Phlebotomist initiates specimen collection for the
acquisition of blood or body fluids to perform necessary laboratory
testing. He/she processes and distributes these specimens to other
personnel for the testing process and performs uncomplicated
testing procedures, as directed by the position description.
- Job Relationships:
- Reports to Director of Laboratory.
- Primary Customer Served:
- Neonatal (0 – 30 days)
- Infant (31 days – 1 year)
- Pediatric (1 – 12 years)
- Adolescent (13 – 18 years)
- Adult (19 – 65 years)
- Geriatric (> 66 years)
- Education and Training Required:
- Completion of a Medical Assistant program at an accredited
school or documentation of equivalent college courses, "or"
- Completion of accredited six (6) week phlebotomy program,
- A high school diploma with emphasis on science and a
willingness to learn the necessary skills during a minimum 6 week
period under direct Medical Technologist supervision.
- Previous experience preferred;
- Experience working with the public.
- Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Physical Requirements:
- Physical Demands:
- Frequently stand and walk.
- Frequently lift/carry up to 25 pounds, while carrying a drawing
tray or handling lab supplies.
- Occasionally push and pull with up to 25 pounds of force for
transporting patients in wheelchairs and moving equipment.
- Occasionally bends to knees to draw patients.
- Frequently uses the sense of touch to determine the adequacy of
the site for venipuncture.
- Continuously involved in the use of levers, knobs, switches,
and other manipulations.
- Frequent use of near and farsighted visual acuity for reading
orders, computer screens, thermometers, and for observing the
- Cannot be colorblind.
- Frequently and effectively communicate with physicians,
patients, family members, and other staff members using hearing
skills, comprehensive speech, and simple reading, writing, and math
- Frequent clear speech and hearing skills to communicate with
patients and coworkers, either directly or via the telephone.
- Environmental Conditions:
- A constant indoor, patient environment with the occasional
presence of fumes or unpleasant odors.
- Potential Hazards:
- OSHA Blood Borne/TB Classification Class I – Occupational
exposure to blood and Other Potentially Infectious materials
(OPIMs) is reasonably expected to occur in routine performance
- Continual exposure to blood/body fluids and
needles/syringes/sharps during specimen collection.
- Occasional exposure to chemical compounds utilized in specimen
- Occasional exposure to moving instrumentation parts.
- Occasional exposure to potentially dangerous patient
- Psychological, Situational, Functional Factors:
- Occasional problem solving, analyzing, and use of judgment in
interpreting physician orders, and resolving discrepancies.
- Occasional management of conflict and difficult situation
- Continuously fast, accurate, and reliable work performed with
high attention to detail.
- Frequent flexibility as it relates to duties and
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