Clinical Technician II - Pediatric Phlebotomy - Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Durham
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: September 20, 2023
Pediatric phlebotomy at Duke University Hospital in Durham.
Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., every 4th weekend.This
position is eligible for a $2,500 sign-on bonus. - -General
Description -Perform a variety of the technical procedures involved
in the procurement, processing, and evaluation of patient specimens
for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease; teach and
perform routine clerical and technical procedures including
specimen collection, and responsible for the delivery of supplies
and procurement of specimens from physicians' offices, clinical
specimen preparation and processing for analysis and dispatch,
patient registration and order entry; and serve as hospital
laboratory representative and liaison with outside clients. -Job
Duties - -
- Perform a variety of routine and specialized procedures.
- Prepare and initiate special tests and procedures including,
but not limited to, cytogenetics, general laboratory, Point-of-Care
Testing, urinalysis without a microscope, phlebotomy, and specimen
management.Obtain total volume, perform aliquot and distribute all
urine specimens. Properly determine urine volume. Properly label
- Communicate in a professional and courteous manner with
patients, family, and other medical personnel as necessary for
problem recognition and initiation of the resolution and, if
necessary, escalation to the next level. Obtain information for
laboratory records, explain procedures, allay fears and elicit
- Utilize standard equipment to maintain positive patient
identification through the maintenance of all clinical laboratory
records, register/accession patients/specimens, and perform order
entry as required.
- Perform various quality control, safety, and infection control
procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external
- Receive and process specimens as required by respective
laboratory area procedures and protocols.
- Receive specimens into the laboratory using Beaker.
- Positively ID all patient specimens, verify all laboratory
labels/requisitions, ensuring a valid order. Properly sort all
- Participate in the distribution of specimens, supplies, and
reports to the appropriate laboratory staff; perform
messenger/courier activities as required.
- Maintain inventory of supplies; stock supplies on carts and
hand trays; wash glassware.
- Utilize various hospital information systems and software.
- Assist with maintenance of specimens and/or slides.
- Perform routine maintenance as required by laboratory
- Assist with word processing, miscellaneous office tasks, and
maintaining office records.
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work described
herein. - -EducationHigh School diploma or GED. For assignment to
phlebotomy, completion of a structured phlebotomy training course
and clinical rotation is recommended. -Experience
- Alternatively, an equivalent combination of relevant education
- Must have at least 2 years experience as a Clinical Tech I or
Certification as a Phlebotomist plus achieve the required
competency level for specified job responsibilities. -Degrees,
Licensure, and/or Certification -
- For assignment to Phlebotomy Services, certification as a
Phlebotomist by a nationally recognized board/agency is
- Certification of Basic Life Support preferred.
- Pediatric Phlebotomy experience required.
- National Healthcare Association (NHA) --Clinical Laboratory
Phlebotomy Examination (CLPlb), American Society of Clinical
Pathologists-- Phlebotomy Technician Examination [PBT(ASCP)],
International Academy of Phlebotomy Sciences (IAPS), National
Phlebotomy Association (NPA), American Society of Phlebotomy
Technicians (ASPT), National Phlebotomy Certification Examination
(NPCE). - -Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Basic phlebotomy and specimen processing techniques.
- Knowledge of medical terms preferred.
- Basic computer skills.
- Effective communication skills.
- Effective professional communication skills to interact with
patients/ customers. - Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity
without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender,
gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national
origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
- Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration,
innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success
depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best
when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and
experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential
that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the
contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices
are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to
uphold these values. - Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain
jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may
include essentialjob functions that require specific physical
and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for
requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each
hiring department. -
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