The School of Phlebotomy is a comprehensive training program where the employed student phlebotomist will learn to perform venipunctures and skin punctures to obtain blood specimens on all age groups, from children to adults. Training is occurs through didactic and clinical rotations covering the procedures that phlebotomist must perform, as well as the roles that phlebotomists play in the health care arena. They will gain the knowledge to perform a wide range of tasks in order to be responsible and accountable for providing specimens of the highest analytical quality for testing.
Perform venipunctures and skin punctures to obtain blood specimens according to prescribed procedures; know adequate and correct collection requirements and perform accessioning procedures appropriately and accurately to ensure positive identification of the specimens.
Exhibit accuracy in specimen identification, labeling, accessioning, processing, and patient billing.
Provide timely transport of a specimen to the appropriate specimen processing or analyzing location.
Demonstrate good problem solving skills, recognize discrepancies on patient orders, and resolve or refer problems as appropriate.
Evaluate specimen suitable and acceptability, resolve discrepancies as appropriate, and initiate the recollection process as necessary.
Accurately process specimens for analysis according to prescribed procedures.
Know and abide by Geisinger and Geisinger Medical Laboratories policies and procedures including compliance policies.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
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