Maintains positive patient identification while procuring venous and capillary blood specimens on all patients regardless of age on a routine and stat basis. Verifies orders from scripts and orders procedures in HIS and LIS. Follows established procedures for patient identification and specimen labeling. Performs accessioning and clerical duties as needed. Sets-up blood cultures and other microbiology cultures. Participates in the training of new employees and students. Applies the knowledge and skills necessary to assess data reflective of each patient's status and provide the care appropriate to the age of the patient served, ie., infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Certified Phlebotomy School or training program preferred