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Phlebotomy Tech II - Full Time M-F 11a-730p - High Point, NC

Company: Atrium Health
Location: High Point
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
JOB SUMMARY: Collects blood specimens for the clinical laboratories. Functions as an intermediary between the patient, patient caregivers, and the laboratories. Assures proper specimen collection and identification in compliance with section policies and procedures. Performs appropriate patient procedures in accordance with age-specific guidelines for the age groups served.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school graduate or equivalent Two year age appropriate phlebotomy experience preferred CPR Certification
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: ASCP, AMT, ASPT or equivalent certification from an accredited Phlebotomy training program that includes successful completion of a certification exam with passing scores.

  • Adheres to the general Medical Center standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building.
  • Assures accurate and timely collection of blood specimens, according to departmental practices.
  • Assures accurate identification and delivery of patient samples to appropriate lab sections.
  • Follows proper safety and identification procedures when dealing with patients and/or specimens under any circumstance or environment.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of phlebotomy by serving as a willing resource to staff and applying knowledge in daily routines.
  • Improves work skills through self-study and continuing education.
  • Contributes to the smooth and efficient operation of the section and department.
  • Protects self, coworkers and facility by following approval policies and procedures to prevent the spread of blood borne and/or airborne diseases.
  • Exhibits and promotes the professional image of laboratories in accordance with hospital, department, and professional society philosophies, goals and standards of laboratory testing.
  • Provides age appropriate specimen collection in accordance with age specific guidelines for school age, adolescents, early adults, middle adults and/or late adults.
  • Maintains inventory and supplies related to job activities and monitors expiration dates.
  • Performs clerical functions including entry of lab orders into the LIS, printing and delivery of reports, filing reports, preparing requisitions, and obtaining information or entering information into the laboratory or hospital computer system.
  • Performs specimen processing in accordance to laboratory policies.
  • May perform waived testing.
  • May be asked to perform additional duties as assigned.
    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to listen and communicate effectively. Ability to work cooperatively. Excellent customer service skills. Basic computer skills. May require working any shift within the operation hours of the department and could include weekends and Holidays. Discernment and judgement. Attention to detail.
    WORK ENVIRONMENT: Exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens or patients. Exposed to risk of bloodborne/airborne disease. Must wear protective equipment (gloves, gowns/lab coats, eye protection, face protection). May be exposed to odorous chemicals and specimens. Moderate noise environment. Subject to injury from sharps. May require judgment/action which could result in death of patient. Subject to many interruptions. Subject to stressful situations. Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances.
    About Us
    Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is part of Advocate Health, which is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the fifth-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, created from the combination of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist's two main components are an integrated clinical system - anchored by Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem - that includes Brenner Children's Hospital, five community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,700 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research that includes Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery.
    Wake Forest Baptist Health, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Atrium Health have joined forces in a strategic combination that will enhance care, transform medical education and create economic opportunity for countless lives in North Carolina and beyond. As a part of that combination, the two health systems will be integrating technology and platforms, including our career sites.
    This means that although you are applying on the Wake Forest Baptist Health Career Site, you receive communications from the Atrium Health Recruitment Team. Please know that this is an expected process, and thanks in advance for your flexibility.
    About the Team
    Mission, Vision and Culture Commitments
    To improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all.
    To be the first and best choice for care.
    Culture Commitments
    We create a space where all Belong
    We Work as One to make great things happen
    We earn Trust in all we do
    We Innovate to better the now and create the future
    We drive for Excellence - always

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