Phlebotomy Technician (32hr/week, 2nd shift)
Company: Lancaster General Health
Posted on: September 12, 2019
CompanyLancaster General HospitalCost Center5090
POSITION SUMMARY:Performs a wide variety of support functions for
the Laboratory and Laboratory Service Areas. This position requires
skills in some or all of the following functional areas:
phlebotomy, point-of-care testing, specimen collection and
preparation tasks. Maintains required competency skills in the
required areas of expertise required for the specific work
2:30p-11:00p working every other weekend and holiday. Rotating
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability
(with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following
- Performs venipuncture and capillary specimen collection in an
ambulatory and hospital setting.
- Validates patient identity, specimen integrity and maintains
working knowledge of specimen requirements and special
- Documents all stages of specimen collection in required
computer systems including investigating orders, receiving
specimens, canceling tests, running collection lists and producing
and using reconciliation reports.
- Provide mentorship and oversight for new employees and clinical
- Organizes assigned workload and performs appropriate tasks
meeting established productivity standards in phlebotomy and point
of care testing.
- Demonstrates the Lancaster General Hospital Standards of
Performance in dealing with patients, visitors, and coworkers.
SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary
to the primary duties listed above:
- Maintains a working knowledge of equipment necessary to perform
tasks. This includes performing QC, maintenance and basic
troubleshooting on printers, PCs, pagers/telephones and Point of
- Within a patient care setting, develops work schedules and job
assignments to optimize efficiency and productivity.
- Inventories, stocks and orders supplies.
- Collects patient demographic and insurance information for
specimen processing when needed.
- Use of computer systems for other tasks such as but not limited
to patient registration or scheduling.
- Additional clinical procedures including but not limited to
EKG, holter monitors, 24 hr. Blood pressure, vital signs, or pain
- Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- High school diploma or equivalent (GED) is required.
- Valid Pennsylvania drivers license, if performing off-site
phlebotomy, is required.
- Six (6) months employment in a healthcare setting.
- Typing ability of at least 50 wpm.
- Experience in performing phlebotomy and/or point of care
- Licensure as a Phlebotomy Technician, PBT (ASCP).
- CPR certification.
ATTENTION/CONCENTRATION The following level of ability is essential
for the jobholder to focus on certain aspects of current experience
and reject others:
- The position requires the ability to attend to more than one
aspect of a situation simultaneously. It is highly likely that
multiple task demands are going to be required of the individual at
the same time.
NEW LEARNING AND MEMORY The following level of ability is essential
for the jobholder to learn and retain material:
- Job demands are only moderately routine and predictable.
Changes may occur which require the individual to be able to
understand and carry out detailed instructions.
PROBLEM SOLVING, REASONING AND CREATIVE THINKINGThe following level
of ability that is essential for the jobholder to think (in order
to solve a problem) by combining two or more elements from past
experience or imaginative thought:
- The position requires the ability to evaluate existing options
to resolve a presenting problem. The resolutions or options are
clearly defined, limited in number and are altered infrequently.
Selection of the most appropriate solution is based on
well-established and defined guidelines.
TEMPERAMENTS:The following are essential requirements of the
position in relation to job-worker situations. These items describe
how a worker must adapt, adjust, conform or act:
Repetitive work: Ability to continuously perform the same type of
work for extended periods of time, according to set procedures,
sequence or pace.
Working within tolerances, set limits or standards: Ability to
adapt to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits,
tolerances, or standards; to be precise, thorough, exacting, or
meticulous in regard to material worked; or in activities such as
numerical determinations, record preparation, or inspecting.
Performing under stressful conditions: Ability to perform under
stress when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual, or
dangerous situations, or in situations in which working speed and
sustained attention are critical aspects of the job. Is subject to
danger or risk, or to tension as a regular, consistent part of the
Variety and change:Ability to perform a variety of duties, often
changing from one task to another of a different nature without
loss of efficiency or composure involving significant differences
in technologies, techniques, procedures, environmental factors,
physical demands, or work situations.
Communication:Ability to exchange information with others clearly
and concisely; to present ideas, facts and technical
Interpersonal relations:Ability to maintain relationships that
facilitate task accomplishment; to cooperate and resolve conflicts;
to recognize needs and be sensitive of others.
EQUIPMENT USAGE REQUIREMENTS
Equipment/Tools: telephone, FAX machine, computer, copier,
centrifuge, refrigerator, printer, point of care testing devices,
blood drawing devices, i.e. vacutainer system, needles, syringes,
Software:Microsoft Office Products, clinical information system,
Rarely 0-10%; Occasionally 11-35%; Frequently 36-70%; Continuously
- Sit: Frequently
- Stand: Frequently
- Walk: Frequently
- Bend: Rarely
- Push: Occasionally
- Pull: Occasionally
- Kneel/Squat: Rarely
- Reach: Occasionally
- Twist: Rarely
- Balance: Rarely
- Climb: Rarely
Lifting: Degree of physical exertion is:
Light, exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a
negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move
Sensory Abilities specifically required:
WORKING CONDITIONS:Position involves exposure to the following
- Bio hazardous Waste
- Blood borne Pathogens
Disclaimer:This job description is not intended and should not be
construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills,
efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is
intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements
essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job
evaluations, and for establishing performance standards. The
percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and
should not be considered absolute. The incumbent shall perform all
other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at
the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend,
modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole. Incumbent must
be able to perform all job functions safely.
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