To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
To obtain blood samples from patients by venipuncture or skin puncture observing proper phlebotomy technique and patient identification policies. Exhibiting a caring and courteous manner to all patients and guests is required. Responding immediately to STAT requests and drawing other specimens in a timely manner. Processing and receiving specimens into the laboratory computer system in the Central Processing area of the lab.
High School Diploma is required. College or technical school courses are preferred.
Minimum of 2 years previous phlebotomy experience required. Computer familiarity and keyboard skills are required. A friendly caring personality is necessary for public relations.
Certification is phlebotomy is a plus but not required.
The phlebotomy activity requires manual dexterity with an excellent fine motor skills. Working with patients directly, a great deal of emphases is placed on patient interpersonal skills.
Phlebotomy may require extended periods of standing bent over patients, walking throughout the hospital carrying a basket and using the stairs. Computer work in an average laboratory setting. May be required to enter isolation rooms using proper isolation technique including proper mask fitting.