Phlebotomist II has at experience and can independently perform venipunctures and skin punctures on all age groups, from neonates through adults, to obtain blood specimens, knowledge of processing specimens for analysis, and the ability to utilize the appropriate computer systems to register patients, facilitate billing, accession laboratory specimens, and provide information.
Phlebotomists are responsible for an interpersonal relationship with the patient who they are meant to collect blood samples from. It’s the duty of a phlebotomist to make patients feel relaxed and protected while collecting a blood sample. The ability to explain the blood drawing process to patients and to show a comforting attitude toward patients creates an amiable environment.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Phlebotomy experience that includes venipuncture, skin puncture, patient preparation and post collection transportation/processing.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates knowledge of and performs venipunctures and skin punctures to obtain blood specimens according
to Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) guidelines.
Exhibits knowledge of adequate and correct collection requirements.
Performs accessioning procedures appropriately and accurately to ensure positive identification of the specimens.
Evaluates specimen suitability/acceptability.
Demonstrates ability to read, write, and perform simple mathematical calculations.
Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate with patients and health care professionals.
Demonstrates basic PC navigation.
Use of electronic health record and laboratory information systems preferred.
NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences) accredited Phlebotomy Training program.
WHY CENTRAL PA?
We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League’s Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country’s most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.
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