Phlebotomy Tech III, 8a 4:30p
Company: Emory University Hospital
Posted on: June 12, 2021
JOB DESCRIPTION: Collects and labels patient specimens for testing
in a timely manner including routine and advanced venipuncture
along with other specimen collection as required. Maintains the
stock of commonly used supplies, performing routine inspections of
supply levels to ensure their immediate availability. Collects used
glassware and processes it through washing and drying procedures.
Performs quality control checks on clean glassware and distributes
the clean glassware to appropriate sections. Performs preventive
maintenance on equipment. Practices universal precautions, barrier
protection methods, infection control and isolation procedures when
working with body fluids and other contagia to ensure a safe work
environment. Collects and receives specimens. Reviews test
requisitions and specimen labels for accurate information and
orders tests appropriately: follows up on all tests with incomplete
information or questionable test orders. Initiates intervention on
unacceptable specimens, as needed. Processes all emergency orders
STATS within the required time frame. Preserves the integrity of
each sample prior to distributing them to the appropriate
department. Participates in quality improvement activities as it
relates to phlebotomy, processing and transportation of samples.
Assists in training of new staff. Maintains computerized records,
resolves, and troubleshoots outstanding specimens/collections.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent. Prefer
three years phlebotomy hospital experience. Basic computer skills
and medical terminology. Phlebotomy certificate preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day
(occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently);
01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max;
Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing &
walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing,
reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned
work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may
vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental
exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen
exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors
Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold
Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient
care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be
required. Use of personal protective equipment, including
respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on
assigned work area and work tasks.
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