Phlebotomist (Full Time)

Job Summary: At the direction and control of the Lab Director, the Phlebotomist collects blood samples from patients.

Reports to: Director of Lab

Education: High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience.

Experience: Prior experience preferred

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Receives or properly obtains specimens for laboratory analysis, primarily by venipuncture but also by other means
  • Performs select routine laboratory tests as needed
  • Ensures that tests are performed accurately and efficiently, and that the results are recorded and reported in a timely manner
  • Assists the MTs, MLTS, & Lab Assistants as needed
  • Ensures work areas & phlebotomy trays are kept clean and disinfected
  • Assists management in keeping an appropriate inventory of supplies and restocks areas as needed
  • Provides a variety of clerical and receptionist duties for the department
  • Communicates with providers’ office and other staff to obtain complete information needed for payment (proper diagnoses, billing information, proper signatures) by Medicare and other payers
  • Understands relationship of proper specimen collection to patient outcome
  • Works with laboratory staff to clarify physicians’ orders
  • Ensures proper and complete entry of orders into the lab’s computer system
  • Customer service driven, patient-focused and friendly
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • May be required to work evenings, nights, and/or weekends on a regular or as needed basis.