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Phlebotomist - Short Hour, Camp Springs Medical Center

Location: Temple Hills, MD Job Number: 697660 Date posted: 06/12/2018
Description: Collects laboratory specimens from members and prepares specimens for shipment to laboratories following established laboratory procedures, disposes of waste materials, prepares and maintains records, and performs related clinical and administrative services.

Essential Functions:
  • Greets patients, reviews lab request form, schedules appointments, and prepares specimen labels.
  • Confirms that patient has met dietary requirements for prescribed test and that the correct test has been ordered.
  • Collects blood samples from adults and children using venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Processes blood specimen using preservative or anti-coagulant as required by test procedures.
  • Instructs patients regarding the collection and packaging of other specimens such as urine, semen, and feces.
  • May perform waived testing (urine dips) as part of patient preparation for specimen collection.
  • Affixes labels on specimens and prepares specimens for shipment to appropriate laboratory for testing.
  • Arranges for special specimen transport when necessary.
  • Disposes of biological waste, needles, and related hazardous materials.
  • Communicates with medical, clinical, and technical staff to resolve problems regarding specimens.
  • Follows defined laboratory procedures and maintains awareness of changes to procedures.
  • Performs administrative duties such as preparation of reports and the storage of laboratory and office supplies.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.

  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum one (1) year of laboratory experience that includes six months of full-time (or equivalent) working in a medical environment involving phlebotomy, patient reception, and related clerical duties OR successful completion of a Phlebotomy Clinical Rotation in a Kaiser Permanente Laboratory required.
    Education
  • Graduation from a phlebotomy program OR medical assistant program that includes phlebotomy training.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • BLS Certification or completion of BLS certification within 6 months after employment required.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Phlebotomy certification by ASCP or other nationally recognized agency preferred.
    Primary Location: Maryland,Temple Hills,Camp Springs Medical Center 6104 Old Branch Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 8 Shift: Day Workdays: Every other Saturday and Sunday (every other weekend) Working Hours Start: 7:00 AM Working Hours End: 3:30 PM Job Schedule: Short Hour Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OPEIU - Local 2 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Laboratory Department: 18040760 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Laboratory Careers

    Laboratory Careers

    Our clinical laboratory scientists, phlebotomists, and lab techs work in both outpatient clinics and hospital settings and have an opportunity to gain exposure to different areas, including chemistry, coagulation, hematology, urinalysis, and the blood bank. We also operate reference laboratories, which serve as hubs for specimen processing and analysis as well as specialized testing — such as microbiology and molecular biology. Offering modern facilities, advanced equipment, and scheduling options, we provide a dynamic environment in which you'll continue to learn and grow.

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