Phlebotomist

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Job Description

Phlebotomists are health care professionals who have been trained to collect patient’s blood specimens by venipuncture and by micro collection techniques.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identifies the patient using two identifiers (as defined by the lab’s ‘’sample collection policy’’) – comparing patient information on the requisition to the patient’s identification before venipuncture is performed.
  • Performs venipuncture’s and skin punctures competently and expediently.
  • Must have the complete knowledge about which color top tube to use and the volume of blood needed – knows test requirements, assists in Clinical Laboratory as needed.
  • Responsibilities include bleeding time tests, blood cultures, blood samples collection and look after the blood collection room requirements and maintain the cleanliness and decorum the blood collection rooms.
  • Stock the laboratory full of supplies.
  • Ensure all of the trays and tools used are clean and sanitized.
  • Perform clerical duties such as filing, aiding technologists and collecting data.
  • Complete reports when there are hazardous incidents and consult with the laboratory supervisor for further direction
  • Phlebotomists deal with complications that may arise from improperly drawn blood, patient allergies, or other patient conditions.
  • Comply with all OSH and infection control policies, standards and procedures and cooperate with hospital management to comply those requirements
  • Work accordance with the documented OSH procedures and instructions, specific responsibilities
  • Be familiar with emergency and evacuation procedures
  • Notifying OSH Hazards, incidents, Near misses and issues and assistance with the preparation of risk assessments, incident reports
  • Comply with Waste management procedures and policies
  • Attend applicable OSH/Infection control training programs, mock drills and awareness programs
  • Use of appropriate personal protective equipment and safety systems

 

Qualifications
Qualification, Licensure, Education, Experience, Special Skills:

  • Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • At least two (2) years of Medical Laboratory experience especially in the field of phlebotomy.
  • Currently licensed in country of origin and with HAAD license to practice in Abu-Dhabi UAE.
  • Fluent in spoken & written English, Arabic language is desirable, but not essential.

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