Phlebotomist

Northshore HealthSystems
Evanston, IL 3 weeks ago

Northshore HealthSystems

Evanston, IL

Phlebotomist

$15-$19 / HOUR

Phlebotomist Job Description :

  • Perform a variety of routine and special phlebotomy procedures as authorized by the Manager/Director

  • Responsible for ordering tests into the Laboratory and Hospital computer systems and documenting Lab receipt of specimens

  • Collect patient specimens in accordance with test requirements and in a manner which is appropriate for the age and/or specific patient population served

  • Collect blood samples for specific tests ensuring volume is adequate and correct tubes are utilized

  • Customer service is big!

  • Multitasking.


Must Haves : CPR/BLS from AHA.

Education : High School diploma or equivalent required

Certification : PBT (ASCP) certification preferred, New Grads accepted

Experience : 1 year of recent phlebotomy experience in a comparable healthcare setting or demonstrated competency and proficiency in all Phlebotomist I job responsibilities

Skills : Good communication and organization skills, moderate computer skills needed, reliable transportation to travel between sites required, customer service skills.

Shift: Monday-Friday (7am-3:30pm) Once during the week they may work from 12pm-8:30/9:00 close. If they work a weekend, depending on the pay period, they will be off one shift during the week. Schedules are usually made two weeks in advance.

Weekend and holiday requirement? Are weekends Friday-Saturday or Saturday-Sunday? Every other weekend, Sat-Sun.

Job Requirements
  • Prepare blood and blood components
  • Collect blood samples from patients
  • Collect blood specimens by venipuncture or capillary puncture
  • Drawing blood and other specimens from patients
  • Obtain blood specimens and collect non-blood specimens such as urine, for laboratory testing
  • Obtain blood cultures and collect blood specimens according to requirements
  • Obtain blood specimens by performing venipunctures
  • Collect blood primarily through venipuncture
  • Process blood specimens for testing in the laboratory
  • Collect and process blood specimens for testing
  • Collect urine drug specimens, paternity specimens and legal blood alcohol specimens following protocols
  • Obtain blood specimens by performing venipuncture and finger sticks
  • Collect blood samples from patients by venipuncture or microtechniques
  • Draw blood, phlebotomy certification
  • Process blood specimens for testing in the laboratory
  • Collect blood specimens from patient veins and fingers
  • Collect blood specimens using age-appropriate techniques
  • Package specimens and requisitions immediately after blood draw
  • Explain blood collection procedure to patient
  • Identify patient and select venipuncture equipment appropriate for test, draw blood specimens