3200 MacCorkle Avenue, SE Charleston West Virginia 25304 United States
Posted: Apr 25, 2019
Responsible for the accurate, timely performance of venipuncture and/or capillary specimen collection to obtain quality laboratory results. Screen and enter patient data into the Laboratory computer system and central computer systems.
Specialized Knowledge, Experience and Skills
(Education, Experience and Skills required to fully perform the requirements of the position)
Degree / Education
High School Diploma/GED
Level of Experience
Completion of one year full time acceptable experience as a phlebotomy tech in a CLIA laboratory
Completion of an acceptable formal structured phlebotomy program, see comments
All licensure must be current/valid and from the state of West Virginia.
Point of Care Tech - must obtain within 60 days of hire
Typing/Word Processing skills required for this position
Computer Skills required for this position
Basic PC Skills
Other Required Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Applies knowledge to new situations
Handle Multiple Assignments
Acceptable SUBSTITUTIONS (if any)
Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact)
The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department’s identified patient ages. Specifically the employee must be able to demonstrate competency in: 1) ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs; 2) knowledge of growth and development; and 3) understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients.
Assigns work to or supervises others
Must demonstrate competency through an initial orientation and ongoing competency validation to independently perform tasks and additional duties as specified in the job description and the unit/department specific competency checklist.
Minimum Requirement Comments
1. High school graduate (or equivalent) and completion of an acceptable formal structured phlebotomy program which includes the following: 80 clinical hours with a minimum performance of 100 successful unaided blood collections to include venipunctures and skin punctures; orientation in a full service laboratory; 40 clock hours of didactic training including anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system; specimen collection, processing, and handling; and laboratory operations, (e.g. safety, quality control, etc.).
2. High school graduate (or equivalent) and completion of one year full time acceptable experience as a phlebotomy technician in a laboratory. This experience must include venipunctures, skin punctures and orientation in a full service laboratory (full time experience is considered thirty-five hours per week.)