Emory University Phlebotomist II (ETS) in atlanta, Georgia

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: * For use by Emory Temporary Services only * Supervises blood collection and processing and assists in training new phlebotomists. Prioritizes phlebotomy requests and assigns collections to phlebotomists. Collects, labels and processes patient specimens for testing. Collects patient blood samples by performing venipuncture, finger and heel punctures. Promptly researches any problems with specimen collection or processing. Oversees and performs special collections and capillary punctures, monitors coagulation and bleeding times, and reports findings to the medical technologist in charge. Receives donor blood, reagents and supplies and documents date received. Assists in preparing blood components for transfusion following established protocol. Observes universal precautions, barrier protection methods, infection control and isolation procedures. Responds to telephone inquires from medical staff concerning status of patient testing. Adheres to strict protocol regarding patient identification. Participates in in-service and educational programs. Responds to stat collection assignments within fifteen minutes and in accordance with protocol. Provides technical guidance, instruction, and supervision to less experienced phlebotomists. Assists supervisor in maintaining attendance records, reporting incidents, and maintaining stocks of commonly used phlebotomy supplies. Inspects specimen labeling and packaging and identifies those that have been improperly labeled or collected. Troubleshoots the laboratory computer system. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED). Successful completion of a phlebotomy training program and two years of hospital phlebotomy experience.

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Job Number 18962

Job Type Temporary Part-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: BMT

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Job Category Laboratory

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322