Company: Centers Health Care
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Centers Laboratory is actively seeking a Phlebotomist with
reliable transportation to obtain blood specimens from patient
private homes, and nursing home facilities throughout the Rockland
Reports to : Phlebotomy Supervisor
Phlebotomists are professionals who specialize in drawing blood
from patients. Their responsibilities include interviewing and
preparing the patient for the blood draw. They are required to
follow strict precautionary safety procedures in order to limit the
risk of contact with potentially infectious blood and other bodily
Record keeping and labeling are also major duties of the
phlebotomist, to ensure that the right tests are performed on the
correct blood specimens.
Duties And Responsibilities
Accurately identify patients using a wristband, documents or
through known visual identification.
Receives assignments, assembles supplies and equipment required to
perform specimen collection according to established standards,
policies, and procedures.
Accurately identifies priorities such as Stat, timed, or
Determine the right venipuncture method based on patient age,
Reassure patients and help them relax.
Find veins that are suitable for puncture.
Draw blood using proper equipment and techniques.
Keep all sharps, needles, and equipment out of reach of the patient
and properly dispose of these and all medical waste.
Follow the proper test tube order of draw.
Use appropriate personal protective equipment.
Ensure optimal quality and quantity of samples for the test and
Label test tubes correctly and send or deliver them for
Does not attempt to draw any patient more than two times. Request
help if necessary.
Answer patient questions and provide useful information
Keep accurate patient records.
Adhere to all relevant health and safety standards while
Monitor the patient for reactions; monitor equipment operations
Educate patient on immediate after care
Maintain a clean and sanitary space.
If trained on specimen storage and centrifugation, use all
Ensure patient confidentiality.
Attends all required company meetings and training programs.
High school degree or equivalent
Phlebotomy Technician certificate preferred
Without certificate must have completed a hospital or major lab
Understanding of standard blood drawing practices and
2 years proven experience as a phlebotomist
Good interpersonal skills and communication
Able and flexible to work nights, evening hours, weekends,
holidays, and extended shifts
Strict adherence to safety regulations, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals
Knowledge of aseptic and sterilization techniques
Valid State-issued driver's license with a good driving record
Must have adequate automobile insurance.
Must have a vehicle in good driving condition.
Able to stand on feet, bend, and move through shift
Centers Health Care is a fully integrated post-acute care continuum
offering rehabilitation and skilled nursing services in more than
45 locations covering four states. In addition, we provide special
services including in-center and home dialysis, ventilator care,
and care for those with Alzheimer's. The Centers Health Care family
offers Skilled Nursing, Urgent Care, Managed Care, Renal Dialysis
Services, Clinical Laboratory Services, Adult Day Health Care, and
Assisted Living services, as well as every level of Home Care.
Centers is well known for our commitment to our employees, offering
outstanding ongoing training and development, career advancement
opportunities, competitive pay rates, generous compensation
packages and more.
Equal Opportunity Employer -M/F/D/V
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