This is a contract job opportunity
Position: Phlebotomist 2881
Location: Overland Park, KS
Schedule:3rd shift Roving phlebotomist. Travel to acute care facilities within the KC Metro. Within 30 mile radius from Overland Park KS
Projected duration: 2-3 months
Covid vaccination required.
The main function of a phlebotomist is to assist in performing various assigned duties, trouble shooting, training and making work flow recommendations.
Position Responsibilities:Experience doing blood draws, labeling specimens, centrifuging specimens, recording maintenance data and decontamination, updating patient information, etc. Collects and stores specimens according to established procedures. Properly explains in a clear but courteous manner the process of the venipuncture (blood drawing) and or other specimen collection (ex. urine or fecal) as required. Demonstrate technique/s using straight needles and/or butterfly needles. Fully understand all of the physicians’ orders.Matches laboratory requisition forms to specimen tubes. Label, centrifuge, split, and freeze specimens as required by test order. Check all test requisitions or computer label against script to ensure 100% correct. Package specimens for transport. Stores specimen sample according to required temperature, places samples in appropriate collection container/ tube, accurately labels, follows different procedures as outlined by specific to protocol deemed necessary for transport to maintain integrity of the specimen. Understand and comply with OSHA and DEP regulations. Attend annual department trainings. Answer telephone calls, read laboratory results to satisfy inquiries.
Qualifications: Minimum of 6 months’ work experience performing venipunctures in a fast paced lab or hospital setting. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
Experience with geriatric patients is a plus. Experience working in an acute care setting is a plus
High School diploma or equivalent or Phlebotomy Certification
1-2 years of experience