Northwell Health Phlebotomist I in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 001DKU

Job Category Nursing Support

Job Description

Verifies request and patient information. Draws blood from adult, pediatric and/or infant patients and processes specimens following established procedures and techniques. Follows in-process quality control procedures. Maintains related records.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Verifies request, patient and specimen information.

  • Draws blood from adult, pediatric and/or infant patients and processes specimens following established procedures and techniques.

  • Follows in-process quality control procedures. Maintains related records.

  • Remains aware of patient emotional/physiological condition and reports abnormal conditions to the proper people.

  • Performing, recording and reporting POCT’s (Point-Of-Care-Tests), e.g. - PT/INR (Prothrombin Time/ International Normalized Ratio), and Glucose/Cholesterol/HDL.

  • Maintains related equipment and supplies.

  • Performs related duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Certified in Phlebotomy from a National Organization, preferred.

  • Minimum of one (1) year Phlebotomy experience OR Phlebotomy/Medical Assistant education program, required.

  • Working knowledge of related POCT equipment, supplies and quality control, required.

  • Knowledge of laboratory computer, preferred.