Naval Medical Center San Diego, CA and associated branch medical clinics.
Naval Health Branch Clinic (NHBC), Kings Bay, GA.
Education: Graduate from an academic course of phlebotomy that includes 120 didactic hours (or required by state law) (Georgia requires 40 didactic (classroom) hours, 40 practical, clinical 100 venipuncture’s, and 10 skin collections) / (Florida requires 40 didactic (classroom) hours, 40 practical (clinical)
Possess and maintain one of the following:
A current certification and registration as a Phlebotomy Technician from the American Society of Clinical Pathology (PBT-ASCP)
A current certification and registration as a Phlebotomy Technician from the American Medical Technologists (RPT-AMT).
Completed 1040 hours as a Phlebotomy Technician within past 3 years. Must have performed 50 successful venipuncture and 10 successful skin punctures.
Possess a minimum of 12 months experience as a Phlebotomist within the past 36 months.
Additional Certificate: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification must be hands on
S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.
English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.
HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required.
Perform a full range of phlebotomist duties to include proper venipuncture, finger-stick and heel-stick procedures using appropriate techniques, and perform set-up and completion of special test-related phlebotomy procedures utilizing appropriate techniques. Ensure that that all aspects of patient accessioning, specimen collection, processing, and distribution are performed properly.
Conduct patient in-processing prior to specimen collection, including review of paperwork accompanying patients and cordial guidance and assistance.
Assemble equipment, such as tourniquet, needles, disposable containers for needles, blood collection devices, gauze, cotton, and alcohol on work tray, according to requirements for specified tests or procedures.
Verify or record identity of patient or donor and converse with patient or donor to allay fear of procedure and conduct interviews, take vital signs, and draw and test blood samples to screen donors at blood bank.
Provide technical oversight and training to ensure that all invasive procedures (venipuncture, capillary puncture, clotting time, etc.) performed in the laboratory are done in the safest, most sterile, and expeditious manner, with minimal discomfort for the patient. Training may include newly arrived corpsman, nurses, reservists, and American Red Cross volunteers.
Perform phlebotomy-related administrative and clerical procedures of the front desk section of the lab, fully document all samples obtained per the laboratory’s standard operating procedures, and maintain the supply inventory and cleanliness of the front desk and phlebotomy area.
Provide instruction on patient centered specimen collection (24-hour urine, occult blood testing, semen analysis, etc.) and special requirements necessary for laboratory-collected specimens (fasting requirements, special diets, etc.).
As directed, perform basic "waived testing" as defined by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), to include screening tests and other tests cleared by the FDA for home use, such as pregnancy tests.
Collect blood samples from patients
Practice proper patient identification, especially when working on hospital floors
Label vials with patient names and dates
Decipher the best method for drawing blood depending on the specific patient
Transport all specimen samples to a nearby laboratory
Centrifuge blood samples, depending on if this is allowed in the state you are working in
Expect to work with a large number of patients varying in age and health status
Practice infection control standards at all times when working with patients and equipment
HOURS for Kings Bay, GA
The clinic operates Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 0630 to 1730 and Thursday from 0630 to 1930.
HOURS for San Diego, CA:
Services shall be provided between the hours of 0600 and 2330 Sunday through Saturday including Federal Holidays, for either an 8 hour or 10 hour period.
The HCW shall provide services on a flexible basis across the clinic operating hours for an 8.5 or 9-hour shift, including an uncompensated 30 to 60 minute meal break, respectively.
All shifts will be rotated with other phlebotomists.
In no instance will the HCW be required to provide services in excess of 80 hours per 2-week period.
Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Team work skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
Luke & Associates does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
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