Lakes Region General Hospital


Category: Allied Health/Clinical
Location: Lakes Region General Hospital
City: Laconia
State: NH
Department: Laboratory
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Night
Hours: 38hr/28.5hr per week. 4 shifts wk 1. 3 shifts wk 2. 9p-7a

  • Position Summary
    • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

    • Under the guidance of the Lead Clinical Laboratory Aide, Section Head and/or Director performs phlebotomy and pre-analytic processing of specimens received in the laboratory, planting of microbiology specimens and moderately complex Laboratory testing. Interacts professionally with patients, clients, and co-workers throughout the organization. Accurately performs all tasks associated with processing of specimens from receipt through appropriate distribution to the testing areas. Interacts professionally with patients, clients, and co-workers throughout the organization. Follows established procedures to obtain quality blood specimens from a wide variety of neonate, infant, child, adult and geriatric patients using correct site, equipment and techniques specific to patient location, patient condition and test requested. Responsible for narrating care as well as positive patient identification before obtaining laboratory specimens using protocols specific to each patient location. Accurately labels specimens at the point of collection (in the presence of the patient) to assure quality and accuracy. Accurately orders laboratory tests in the Electronic Health Record. Maintains integrity of collected samples at the proper temperature and does minimal processing of collected samples. Performs more specialized duties related to dispatch, order entry, phlebotomy, referrals, specimen setup, processing and testing functions, testing, quality measures and special studies.
  • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education:
      • Required
        • High School Graduate or Equivalent
        • Completion of a phlebotomy class and/or phlebotomy experience
      • Preferred – Associate Degree in science
    • Training:
      • Required – N/A
    • Experience:
      • Required
        • Phlebotomy Course and Internship
        • 1 – 5 Years in a Hospital or Laboratory Setting Processing Specimen
    • Certification, Licensure, Registration Requirements: Current credentials are required for all practitioners requiring a license, certification or registration to perform their responsibilities.
      • Licensure: – N/A
      • Certification:
        • Preferred – Certified as a Phlebotomist by a Recognized Professional Organization (ASCP, NCA, ASPT)

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