Phlebotomy Technician

Cleveland Clinic

Join the Cleveland Clinic team at our Main Campus, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

As a Phlebotomy Technician, you will work with patient services to perform blood collection and related tasks. Your primary duties will include:

Performing specimen processing and sending out tasks for all specimen types.

Picking up and delivering blood, other sample types, and lab supplies to appropriate areas.

Communicating information to the correct personnel.

Greeting customers and providing a positive patient service experience.

Following venipuncture procedures and maintaining appropriate log sheets.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:

Currently is certified as a Formal Phlebotomist.

Comes to work with a willingness to learn and grow.

Works positively in a close-knit, team-building environment.

Provides empathetic and patient-centered care.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. Thats why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, youll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, youll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.

Responsibilities:

Performs blood collection procedures and related tasks.

Verifies order requests and identifying information prior to drawing blood or collecting the specimen/kit to be tested by analytical staff.

Labels all specimens collected and delivers them to the appropriate processing area.

Follows venipuncture procedures and maintains appropriate log sheets.

Greets patients warmly and professionally at check in or when they present to outpatient lab desks or when entering a patients room and completes test request entry and specimen receipt using lab computer.

Performs specimen processing and sends out tasks including accessioning, centrifugation and packaging for transport when necessary for all specimen types.

Communicates essential information to appropriate personnel.

Actively promotes effective communication flow both within and outside of the department.

Picks up and delivers blood, other sample types, and lab supplies to appropriate areas.

Provides a positive customer service rapport and interacts in a pleasant, courteous and cordial manner with co-workers and patients at all times.

Participates in team discussions, provide problem solving ideas and contribute to quality improvement goals.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Education:

High School Diploma or GED.

Certifications:

Formal phlebotomy certification preferred.

Complexity of Work:

Trouble shooting and problem solving skills in a team environment is essential.

Effectively operate in a flexible work environment.

Demonstrate the ability to work under minimal supervision.

Must be able to excel in a high-volume, fast-paced work environment.

Work Experience:

Technical proficiency; standard procedures, techniques and common practices required.

Physical Requirements:

Requires frequent and long durations of standing and walking.

Visual acuity including the ability to distinguish colors.

Manual dexterity sufficient to manipulate blood drawing equipment and make measurements.

Personal Protective Equipment:

Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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