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Phlebotomist

Company: Schenectady Center
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Schenectady Center - Schenectady Center is hiring a Phlebotomist in Schenectady, NY.
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Position Summary:
Phlebotomists are professionals who specialize in drawing blood from patients. Their responsibilities include interviewing and preparing the patient for the blood draw. They are required to follow strict precautionary safety procedures in order to limit the risk of contact with potentially infectious blood and other bodily fluids.
Record keeping and labeling are also major duties of phlebotomists, to ensure that the right tests are performed on the correct blood specimens.
Duties and Responsibilities:


Accurately identify patients using a wristband, documents or through known visual identification
Receives assignments, assembles supplies and equipment required to perform specimen collection according to established standards, policies, and procedures
Accurately identifies priorities such as Stat, timed, or routine
Determine the right venipuncture method based on patient age, health etc.
Follow the proper test tube order of draw
Ensure optimal quality and quantity of samples for the test and tube required
Label test tubes correctly and send or deliver them for testing
Adhere to all relevant health and safety standards while working
Monitor the patient for reactions; monitor equipment operations
Educate patient on immediate aftercare
If trained on specimen storage and centrifugation, use all appropriate procedures
Must be capable of collecting and processing Covid-19 tests

Requirements:

2 years proven experience as a phlebotomist
Phlebotomy Technician certificate preferred
Without certificate must have completed a hospital or major lab training program
Understanding of standard blood drawing practices and procedures
Able and flexible to work nights, evening hours, weekends, holidays, and extended shifts
Strict adherence to safety regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Knowledge of aseptic and sterilization techniques
Valid State issued driver's license with a good driving record
Adequate vehicle and automobile insurance

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About us:
Schenectady Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is a 240-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located near the lively, reinvigorated downtown. With a long tradition of supporting the community-and being an active part of it-Schenectady Center is one of the newest in all of New York State with modern fixtures, contemporary features, and the latest amenities throughout. Our patient-centered therapy sessions are delivered by our caring, compassionate, expert team and will ensure that your program is tailored to your specific rehabilitation needs. Schenectady Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium.
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Equal Opportunity Employer -M/F/D/V

Keywords: Schenectady Center, Schenectady , Phlebotomist, Healthcare , Schenectady, New York

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