Phlebotomist 8278

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Blood Extractor

This is an opportunity for a contract job with the potential for permanent employment.
Title: Blood Extractor
Location: Warrenton, VA
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm. Every other weekend, 7 am – 11 pm in Manassas
Duration: Anticipated to be 3 months or more, with potential for permanent role
Job code: CVDJP00028278
Benefits are available
Summary:
A Phlebotomist (Job code: 8278) is needed to assist with assigned tasks, provide troubleshooting support, conduct training, and make recommendations for work flow improvement.
Responsibilities:
Prior experience in performing blood draws, labeling specimens, centrifuging specimens, maintaining accurate records, decontamination, updating patient information, etc.
Collection and proper storage of specimens according to established procedures.
Clear and courteous explanation of the venipuncture (blood drawing) process and other specimen collections, such as urine or fecal samples, as necessary.
Proficiency in using straight needles and/or butterfly needles.
Thorough understanding of all physician’s orders.
Accurate matching of laboratory requisition forms to specimen tubes. Proper labeling, centrifugation, splitting, and freezing of specimens based on test orders.
Verification of test requisitions or computer label against script to ensure accuracy.
Safe packaging of specimens for transport.
Proper storage of specimen samples at required temperature. Appropriate placement in collection containers/tubes and accurate labeling. Adherence to specific protocols for transport to maintain specimen integrity. Compliance with OSHA and DEP regulations.
Attendance of annual department trainings.
Handling telephone calls and providing laboratory results to address inquiries.
Minimum Qualifications:
Valid Phlebotomy certification for the state of employment (if required).
At least 6 months of experience performing venipunctures in a fast-paced laboratory or hospital setting.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
High School Diploma or GED.
2-4 years of experience.

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