Performs EKG and obtains blood and other specimens from outpatients for laboratory testing according to licensed physician’s or provider’s orders. In doing so, obtains needed supplies, verifies patient identification with double identifier, prepares skin sites, and performs venipuncture, and skin punctures according to established aseptic techniques. Labels specimens in front of patient, processes specimens and prepares samples for transportation to the OSF System Laboratory for analysis. Performs clerical and/or computer duties associated with the Lab and EKG. Demonstrates the knowledge and Skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served. Maintains professional relationship with patients, Mission Partners, and physicians. The following are general characteristics of this job, although duties may vary by assigned area and/or shift.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Analytical skills necessary for Phlebotomy requirements and specimen preparation.
Completion of formal structured phlebotomy program OR 3 months’ full-time phlebotomy experience or equivalent. EKG experience.
Phlebotomy Technician Certification (PBT)
Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.
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