Phlebotomist I

  • Conway Medical Center
  • 300 Singleton Ridge Road Conway South Carolina 29526 United States
  • Feb 10, 2019
Full-time Allied Health

Job Description

Position Summary:
The Phlebotomist will be responsible for the collection and proper accessioning of specimens. The Phlebotomist will collect and perform proper meter maintenance, and paperwork pertaining to bedside glucoses. The Phlebotomist will assists in charting of results and retrieval of nurse collected samples. The Phlebotomist will register designated patients, and will assist in hospital community awareness clinics. The Phlebotomist will also assist with filing, faxing, and any general lab assistance that involves patient sample retrieval and results reporting.The Phlebotomist must be willing to report back to work during any emergency situation, this includes if needed during inclement weather, mass casualty, internal disaster, etc. The Phlebotomist will complete other duties as assigned.

All organizational staff, including this position, are specifically required as a condition of continued employment to make advance preparations for their families and pets in the event of weather emergencies such as Hurricanes and flooding threats.  Any staff member can be determined as essential staff required to report to the facility during these events. In many cases this means reporting and sleeping at the facility before, during and after a weather emergency. By signing this job description, the staff member accepts this responsibility of readiness to report to work during any designated emergency staffing situation. CMC staff members operate as one team meeting the healthcare needs of our communities, thus this position will on occasion complete other duties as assigned beyond those designated in this primary job description which may include “float” coverage at an alternate facility, department or assignment.      Education:
  • High school diploma required.
  • Phlebotomist through one of two ways required:
    • Phlebotomy training and certification.
    • 1 year of comparable phlebotomy experience.
Experience:
  • Phlebotomy training required.
  • Clinical experience preferred.
Licensure/Certification/Registration:
  • ASCP Certification preferred.
Special Skills:
  • Exemplary core customer service skills strongly required
  • Strong organizational skills required
  • Strong PC skills required
  • Strong verbal communication skills required.
Working Conditions:
  • Occasional exposure to irrational patients
  • Potential exposure to blood borne and airborne pathogens
  • Stress level high due to multiple demands frequently occurring simultaneously.
  • Frequent exposure to bio-hazardous materials
  • Physical surroundings pleasant and comfortable
  • Noise level is Moderate.
  • Prolonged standing and walking                                                                                                                      
Physical Requirements:
Light-Medium - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 2/3 to 3/4 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; frequently to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 15 to 20 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or 5 to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 5 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to hear to process instructions and safety code and alarms required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and will be assessed by post offer Employee Health fit-for-duty review.