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Phlebotomist

Job Description

TITLE: Phlebotomist

JOB CODE: 1113

EFFECTIVE DATE: 09/01/09

FLSA STATUS: NE

EEO6 CODE: 5 = Technical/Para Professional

GRADE: Pay Grade 6

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 23,664.00
midpoint 29,142.00
maximum 34,620.00

PURPOSE: To Perform laboratory functions in the University Health Center, working with patients, doctors, nurses and Health Center staff.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Collecting blood specimens and other body fluid samples for clinical analysis Order testing in lab information system. Perform skillful phlebotomy procedures in timely manner. Confirms that appropriate paperwork is available for patient. Enters data of patient demographics and lab order instructions Labels patient specimens and paperwork accurately and distributes to appropriate areas of lab. Processes patient specimens. Keeps area stocked with essential supplies. Keeps work area decontaminated with proper cleaning solutions and disposal of wastes and trash in appropriate containers. Files patient lab requisitions. May conduct interviews and takes vital signs.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Laboratory Supervisor SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: N/A

REQUIRED EDUCATION: $education

REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: High School diploma or equivalent. Phlebotomy certification from a recognized continuing education program.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: One year of experience as a phlebotomist. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Prefer experience with information systems and familiarity with database and word processing software. Accuracy in all phases of work performed. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong critical thinking, problem solving skills and attentiveness to detail. Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines. Must work well under pressure and be able to work independently and inter-dependently with co-workers. Work is performed primarily in a laboratory setting. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS-OTHER: Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must be proficient with the operation of all equipment utilized by the department necessary to perform assigned duties.