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Company: Northwell Health
Location: Port Jefferson
Posted on: March 17, 2023

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Job Description

Job Description
Collects blood from patients following established standards and practices. Assures the quality of the specimen. Assumes the responsibility for the safety and comfort of patient.
Job Responsibility
1.Assesses the physical condition of the site to be used for blood collection; selects appropriate equipment for the chosen method of collection; draws blood from adult, pediatric and infant patients; conducts appropriate specimen delivery to laboratory
2.Interprets and verifies orders including patient identification; calculates quantity needed for diagnostic study; labels specimen according to policy.
3.Assesses physical condition of the patient during phlebotomy and takes appropriate action; maintains phlebotomy supply levels.
4.Follows approved standard precautions including, but not limited to the use of aseptic techniques, protective gear, discard of contaminated equipment, and other isolation precautions, as directed; follows administrative guidelines in the operation of the Ambulatory Lab, Pre-Admission Testing.
5.Instructs patients regarding collection of blood, urine, sputum and stool specimens, nasal swabs; processes specimens to proper area of lab.
6.Identifies and communicates problems to appropriate supervision
7.Restocks lab supplies.
8.Assesses the type of blood work required for elective pre-op patient according to policy and requirements.
9.Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.
Job Qualification
1.High School Diploma or equivalent required.
2.Current Phlebotomy Technician Certification preferred plus specialized certifications as needed.
3.0-5 years of technical experience, required.
*Additional Salary Detail
The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

Keywords: Northwell Health, Stamford , Phlebotomist, Healthcare , Port Jefferson, Connecticut

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