Venipuncture Tech I- Lab Phlebotomy Services

  • Carolinas Healthcare System
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Jul 13, 2018
Part time Healthcare

Job Description

Location Details:  CMC Main
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth
 
 
Job Summary
Draws blood specimens by either venipuncture or capillary method. Prepares lab related paperwork including requisitions. Ensures that patient test samples are sent to appropriate laboratory. Ensures that appropriate diagnosis codes are on requisitions. Works under the direct supervision of MT's and MLT's.

Essential Functions
  • Interprets written test request. Uses 'vacutainer' tubes and needles and/or 'butterflies' for drawing venous blood. Uses micro lancets and capillary pipettes for obtaining blood by fingerstick.
  • Determines proper tube (anticoagulant) for each blood specimen and correct order.
  • Ensures appropriate and accurate patient contact, identification, record keeping and interpretation.
  • Draws and processes blood and other specimens promptly.
  • Uses PPE and other safety equipment effectively.
  • Completes requisitions for specimens being sent to reference labs, ensuring that patient information is complete and appropriate diagnosis codes are indicated.
Physical Requirements
Works in an active environment interacting with physicians, healthcare teammates and patients. Works in areas that contains biohazardous (infectious) materials along with chemical, fire and mechanical hazards. Requires full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye to hand coordination. Frequent walking, sitting, bending and standing for extended periods of time. Lifts and carries items up to 25 pounds. Requires visual acuity and normal color perception.

Educational Experience
High School Diploma or GED required. Successful completion of hospital on job training program for a Venipuncture Tech required.

 
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
 
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
 
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer