Phlebotomist

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7104194 (Ref.No. ta221657)
Posted: June 28, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description

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Performs venipuncture and medical testing on research participants in a community-based setting, collects specimens, and transports blood specimens. 
 
Duties:
  • Processes laboratory orders from providers. 
  • Documents HIPAA required information and verifies patient information before collection of specimens.
  • Responsible for efficiently and accurately performing venipuncture on patients or study participants. 
  • Tracks collected specimens by initialing, dating, and noting times of collection on the vials and delivers specimen samples to the laboratory for processing and testing.   
  • Collects specimens from adults and children such as stool and urine. Instructs patients in self-collect specimens. 
  • Performs various medical tests such as urinalysis or centrifuge blood samples.  
  • Prepares specimens for transport. 
  • Labels all samples and storage tubes and logs all samples obtained into the database.
  • Transports specimens to laboratories and departments. 
  • Maintains equipment associated with venipuncture. 
  • May clean, store, and order such equipment.
  • Ensures patient privacy adhering to Health Insurance and Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA). 
  • Adheres to hospital policies and procedures, Federal, State, and local regulations and standards.
  • Documents testing and results in a quality control log.
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
 

Job Requirements

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Education:  High School Diploma, GED, or completed a Phlebotomy Program
 
Experience:   6 months experience as a Phlebotomist
 
Certifications/ Licenses: 
  • High School Diploma, GED, or completed a Phlebotomy Program
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification
Skills:
  • Knowledge of infection control policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Detail oriented
Preferred:
  • Experience working with individuals with scarred veins and co-morbidities