Sunrise Medical Laboratories, Inc

Phlebotomist- Washington, DC

US-VA-Chantilly

Overview

In business for over 40 years, Sunrise Medical Laboratories is a full service clinical laboratory servicing the Virginia, Maryland, DC and West Virginia communities.

 

Under the general direction of the Phlebotomy Supervisor, the Phlebotomist will obtain and prepare specimens for analysis. They will meet and greet patients, clients and employees as well as answering phone calls. They will maintain a congenial working relationship with patients, patients’ families, medical staff, and co-workers.

  

Full Time

Location: Washington, D.C

Responsibilities

  • Obtains blood specimens and collects non-blood specimens such as urine, for laboratory testing.
  • Checks the test requisition or computer label to assure correctness and completeness prior to collecting samples.
  • Follows all safety, infection control, and OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen guidelines.
  • Brings discrepancies to the attention of manager for correction.
  • Verifies positive patient identification.
  • Performs venipunctures and fingersticks using the aseptic technique in accordance with department procedures.
  • Ensures that specimen requirements are met at the time of collection and maintains specimen integrity.
  • Initials, dates, and times all collections.
  • Maintains daily tallies of collections performed
  • Processes specimens to prepare them for laboratory testing
  • Enters patients into the system and labels specimens with computer labels.
  • Verifies specimen integrity and adheres to established procedures for rejection of unacceptable specimens.
  • Measures the total volume of all 24-hour urine specimens and records appropriately.
  • Prepares aliquots for reference laboratory testing.
  • Answers telephone calls, records requests for blood collections; answers general questions concerning test orders and collection; takes messages or routes calls.
  • Contributes to the general laboratory functions and institutional needs.
  • Attends regular department staff meetings and in-service training.
  • Maintains compliance with laboratory policies and procedures, as well as safety practices.
  • Keeps work area neat and clean, and restocks daily supplies.

Qualifications

  • High school education or the equivalent
  • Previous experience or education in a health-related field required
  • Must satisfactorily complete on-the-job training provided by the phlebotomy supervisor


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Sunrise Medical Laboratories takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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