Skip Navigation
Search Our Jobs

Phlebotomist I (Laboratory Department)

Job ID 9384705 Date posted 09/19/2018

Job Summary

Phlebotomists are required to perform phlebotomy functions, order entry, order supplies as well as other duties as assigned. Critical thinking, being able to multi-task, and maintain accuracy during periods of frequent interruptions in a fast-paced environment. Staff maybe required to work at all SUMMIT laboratory locations.

Essential Functions

  • Performs phlebotomy and specimen collection duties according to established procedures
  • Perform phlebotomy procedures following the standards of practice as outlined in procedures while working within the boundaries of the phlebotomy scope of practice.
  • Meets all competency requirements and training timelines.
  • Accurately answer internal/external customer's questions for proper ordering, collection, and trouble shooting of multiple sample types.
  • Performs drug screen collection.
  • Obtain and enter appropriate patient or specimen information into laboratory computer system.
  • Perform QA checks and reports any variances to the laboratory supervisor.
  • Checks patients in and orders lab tests into the Laboratory Information System.
  • Verify patient insurance and demographics.
  • Performs order entry, clarify clinician orders and obtain pertinent patient information.
  • Participates in the, faxing, phoning and delivery of results.
  • Aids in the training of new hires, students and non-lab SUMMIT employees
  • Trains and reports on the work performance of other Laboratory Assistants.
  • Cleans equipment and maintains overall neatness and supplies of the laboratory.

General Job functions:

  • Other job duties as require

Environmental Risks:

  • Latex
  • Combative Patients / Visitors

Blood-borne Pathogens:

  • Exposure to infectious hazards, blood, body fluids, non-intact skin or tissue specimens.
  • Contact with patients or patient specimens are possible.
  • Unplanned or unexpected exposure.
Job Requirements

Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of one year phlebotomy experience, and drug screen collection preferred.
  • Phlebotomy Technician Certification through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) preferred; must be obtained within one year of start date.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and laboratory requirements to include skills in phlebotomy techniques with adult, pediatric, and geriatric patients, computer/data entry skills and phone etiquette are required.
  • Attentions to detail, ability to critically think, multitask, and maintain accuracy during periods of frequent interruptions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Consistently demonstrate the ability to communicate in a clear and effective manner and read/follow procedures accurately.
  • Strong leadership skills are preferred.

Physical Job Requirements:

  • Endurance (e.g. continuous typing, prolonged standing/bending, walking)

Stay in the loop with our job news and opportunities

Select your interestsSearch for a category, location, or category/location pair, select a term from the suggestions, and click “add”.

  • Laboratory Services, Bend, Oregon, United StatesRemove
  • Allied Health, Bend, Oregon, United StatesRemove