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Laboratory - ER Laboratory Specimen Tech/Phlebotomist, Decatur

Location: Decatur, TX
Date Posted: 11-03-2016
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • The specimen tech coordinates phlebotomy care and specimen processing for the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. 
  • Specimen Techs collect and process DoT and non-DoT urine drug screens and perform breath alcohol testing when required.
  • The specimen tech maintains positive working relationships with staff and other departments to provide optimal quality outcomes within the framework of phlebotomy practice.
  • The specimen tech demonstrates a knowledge base and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the condition and age of the patients served.
  • These responsibilities are met according to hospital and laboratory policies and the hospital’s vision and mission statements.
 
REPORT RELATIONSHIP: 
  • Operationally, reports to the Specimen Tech Supervisor and the Laboratory Director.
 
REQUIREMENTS: 
  • 1) High school diploma/GED
  • 2) Phlebotomy or EMT certificate from an accredited program required or minimum five years of phlebotomy experience. 
  • 3) Phlebotomy experience in an acute care setting recommended
  • 4) must pass a WorkSTEPs test
 
OSHA TASK CATEGORY ONE: 
  • There is an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes during the performance of the job. 
  • Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employees when performing those tasks likely to cause exposure.
 
EMPLOYEE STATUS: 
  • Non-Exempt Hourly
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