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Phlebotomist - Fayette, AL

Company: DCH Health System
Location: Fayette
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:


Obtain and prepare specimens for laboratory testing, perform admissions, and verify patient orders.


  • Collects blood specimens by venipuncture or capillary methods on neonatal, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients in a timely manner and collects urine drug screens according to Department of Transportation specifications.
  • Performs admission, request, receipt, and reporting of lab specimens.
  • Verifies orders entered by others and work through conflicting orders to the benefit of the patient.
  • Participates in economical utilization of supplies and ensures that phlebotomy equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner
  • Participates in patient education of specimen collection and assists nursing with waived test proficiency testing.
  • Provides courier and supply services for clients and brings client concerns or issues to the attention of management, if it is not within their scope to resolve.
  • Assists with record keeping in the department.
  • Adheres to infection control and safety practices according to policies and procedures
    DCH Standards:
  • Maintains performance, patient and employee satisfaction and financial standards as outlined in the performance evaluation.
  • Performs compliance requirements as outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Must adhere to the DCH Behavioral Standards including creating positive relationships with patients/families, coworkers, colleagues and with self.
  • Requires use of electronic mail, time and attendance software, learning management software and intranet.
  • Must adhere to all DCH Health System policies and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.


    High School diploma or equivalent required. Phlebotomy certification by an accredited agency is preferred. Basic knowledge of human anatomy and medical terminology is required. Strong computer skills and people skills are required. General office skills and good telephone etiquette are required. Must obtain BLS certification within 90 days of employment and maintain certification thereafter. Must be able to read, write, speak and comprehend English. Valid AL drivers' license and insurability required.

Keywords: DCH Health System, Tuscaloosa , Phlebotomist - Fayette, AL, Healthcare , Fayette, Alabama

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