Martin Memorial Health Systems, Inc.
 Stuart, FL
  • Basic Purpose:

Collects blood from patients; checks quality of sample, and assumes responsibility for the safety and comfort of patients, following established standards and procedures.

II. Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complies with established corporate and departmental policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance methods, and safety codes. Demonstrates compliance with licensing, regulatory and accrediting agency provisions as required.
  • Consistently demonstrates appropriate and professional communication behavior toward patients, customers, and coworkers. Cooperates with Management and peers to promote an environment of teamwork and collaboration.
  • Draws blood sample from the patient in a timely manner; promptly returns specimen to the laboratory. Centrifuges blood specimens in test tubes and capillary tubes to separate cells and sediment from blood serum.
  • Accurately labels all patients samples; follows established policies and procedures to ensure correct patient identification. Logs procedures into the computer system; schedules procedures as necessary.
  • Maintains test tray and working area in a sanitary condition.
  • Requests and stocks supplies as necessary to keep materials on hand at all times; maintains adequate stock of phlebotomy supplies on nursing units.
  • Trains new employees as requested, including new phlebotomists and patient care technicians.
  • Assists personnel outside of the laboratory (on the nursing units, physician offices, nursing homes, etc.) as requested.
  • Participates in educational programs and in-service meetings. Attends meetings as required.
  • Maintains annual mandatory education requirements specific to position as mandated by Martin Health System.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or requested.

III. Minimum Requirements (experience, training, and education):

To effectively fulfill the requirements of this position a candidate must have high school or equivalent; previous phlebotomy experience (completion of a phlebotomy course preferred).

To effectively fulfill this position, candidate must meet the following:

> High school diploma or equivalent required.

> Previous phlebotomy experience, completion of a phlebotomy course preferred.

> Valid Class Florida Driver's License with a MHS acceptable record; must be able to meet and maintain corporate driver standards.

Competency in basic computer applications to include email and basic outlook skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.