Website Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco
Phlebotomist Pedi’s / Part-time, 9:00a – 4:00p, Tues – Thurs
Experience drawing pediatric patients and newborn heel sticks a must!
Understands and applies knowledge of test specimen requirements and utilizes available reference materials to ensure that all required specimens are collected and no omission errors occur; ensures that all phlebotomists are also trained to comply with this requirement.
Establishes priorities and organizes activities to achieve optimum and efficient results. Completes assigned functions in appropriate time intervals.
Performs a variety of venipuncture techniques involved in the collection of blood specimens from patients of all ages to obtain samples for laboratory procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Confers with patient/parent/guardian to obtain information for laboratory records, explains procedures, allays fears, and elicits cooperation.
Assures that no sample identification errors occur in the pre-analytical and post-analytical phases of laboratory procedures.
Understands and provides quality patient care by providing complete and accurate information on all collection materials (Labeling errors during collection are defined as: rejected specimens due to manual misspelling of patient name or rejected specimens due to missing required information.)
Identifies patient and labels specimens according to Baylor Medical Center at Frisco protocol and procedures.
Obtains quality blood samples by venipuncture and capillary technique in adequate condition and amount for testing with minimal recollections. Collects blood cultures as well as other specimens.
Performs bedside glucose testing as needed and participates in proficiency testing.
Assists in accessioning area. Prepares samples and paperwork for sending samples to reference laboratories.
Answers telephone. Directs calls and communicates information.
Maintains patient confidentiality during activities and communications.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Graduation from an accredited phlebotomy or medical assistant program preferred. Certification by a recognized phlebotomy accrediting organization ex. ASCP, AMT, ASPT, NAHP is required.
Experience with Point of Care Testing preferred.
CPR training required
Knowledge of governmental and regulating policies/standards preferred.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to detect color and color changes.
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