Facility Phlebotomist- Medical Center
Bill T. Teague Donor Center
Facility Phlebotomist- Medical Center
Hours Per Week:
GULF COAST REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER
Location: 1400 La Concha Lane Houston, Texas 77054
TITLE/CODE: Phlebotomist – Neighborhood Donor Ctr
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Reporting to the Neighborhood Donor Center (Facility) Manager, position is responsible for the performance of routine work related to screening, collection and hematroning of blood and blood products. Frequent contact with the donor public occurs requiring a high level of customer service.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned.
- Assists with preparing the facility prior to opening to receive donors by stocking supplies and equipment and performing quality control checks as assigned.
- Performs pre-donation screening, venipuncture, and post venipuncture care of donors in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
- Accurately and legibly completes donor records in a timely manner.
- Identifies and addresses non-routine situation arising during phlebotomy procedures and reports them to supervisor.
- Attends and completes continuing education and training in phlebotomy procedures, instruments and equipment as required.
- Maintains acceptable level of proficiency in required phlebotomy procedures.
- Assists other staff members in maintaining smooth workflow and processes.
- Actively recruits repeat donors.
This job has no routine supervisory responsibilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or GED and six months of phlebotomy experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university is a plus). Strongly prefer a minimum of six months experience working in a position involving frequent interaction with the public and the use of customer service skills.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Certificate of Phlebotomy strongly preferred.
EMT Certification or Licenses in a related field a plus.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Computer Literate: SafeTrace, Donor ID, Microsoft Office
POSITION DRIVING STATUS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit or stoop; occasionally required to kneel, crouch or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Employees are required to be familiar with and abide by the team lift requirements as specified in the Safety Program.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, close vision and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and blood and/or blood components, as well as other bio-hazardous material. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Job duties involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood with a risk of exposure to Hepatitis and HIV.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT
The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.