Laboratory Phlebotomist

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Summary

The Laboratory Phlebotomist works with and reports to the Lab Supervisor. Root Biology Laboratory Phlebotomist is responsible for using their medical knowledge to take blood samples from patients. Their duties include preparing for appointments with the proper tools, walking patients through the process when inserting needles and retrieving samples and labeling samples for analysis. Additionally, during each shift, the Laboratory Phlebotomist will assume administrative and laboratory processing tasks. This position requires someone who can conduct rapid medical tests and handle laboratory equipment to analyze samples or substances to provide same-day test results.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Phlebotomy certification required.
  • Science, biology, or chemistry background experience (preferred).
  • A good understanding of medical information systems and automated laboratory equipment (preferred).
  • Fluent in English and Spanish (preferred).

Responsibilities

  • Greet patients to the testing facility.
  • Assist with any initial inquiries pertaining to specimen collection and results.
  • Preparing patients before drawing blood
  • Explaining blood draw procedures to patients
  • Following all health and safety protocols and procedures to maintain sanitary work areas
  • Organize, restock and store all laboratory materials according to storage requirements and guidelines.
  • Prepare, collect, label, and analyze samples or substances.
  • Record and upload daily test results accurately into a dedicated database.
  • Document and maintain all laboratory records.
  • Execute standard testing laboratory procedures, policies, and regulations.
  • Clean, sterilize and calibrate laboratory equipment and workstations.
  • Manage daily equipment logs.
  • Dispose of specimen according to standard operating procedure.

About Root Biology

MedLab Diagnostics, LLC (DBA Root Biology) is a full-service diagnostic testing solutions company. From customized medical diagnostics and laboratory services for businesses to a mobilized fleet of point-of-care testing vehicles for individuals, the company provides accurate and quick test results, while ensuring safety and compliance.

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