Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco
Phlebotomist – PRN
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 Scott & White Medical Center Frisco protocol and policies/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.
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
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