Oversees the daily operations of the phlebotomy team, ensuring each shift is appropriately staffed with competent phlebotomists.
Trains all new phlebotomy staff to insure that training is consistent.
Responsible for maintaining the competencies of phlebotomists and processors.
Maintains the phlebotomy attendance log
Must be able to perform all functions of the phlebotomy or processor positions.
Schedules the phlebotomy team for coverage on all shifts
May be required to work at the outpatient area, Memorial MedLabs, Florida Hospital-Oceanside, or
Other facility and cover different shifts as needed.
Perform phlebotomy on inpatients and/or outpatients according to procedure.
Correctly identify the patient
Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Able to locate a venipuncture site
Draw specimens in the proper order
Correctly label tubes at bedside/patient side
Label tubes with time and Destiny id
Properly dispose of Sharps and Biohazardous material
Deliver specimens to the Processing area or appropriate department
Use computer for various tasks
Generate and fax patient reports when requested
Cancel tests at the request of the floor
Generate collection labels
Generate and work collection lists
Perform laboratory assistant duties
Empty tube system, log-in and deliver specimens to Processing
Answer telephone, solve problems, route calls for others correctly
Identify patient by use of photo ID
Properly fill out forms
Secure specimen for transport
Collect Chain of Custody specimens per procedure
Must be able to do registration including the entering of patient demographics, insurance information, Medical Necessity and ordering of tests.
Perform other duties as assigned or as needed
Supervises the phlebotomy team under the direction of the Support Services Coordinator, under the general supervision of the laboratory director
Supervise the daily activities of the other phlebotomists to ensure that all work is completed accurately, timely and efficiently
What you will need:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Completion of Phlebotomy training program or equivalent work experience basic office and computer skills required.
Minimum of three to five years phlebotomy experience in a hospital setting.
Customer service skills required.
Expertise in Phlebotomy in all age groups
Contact with patients requires compassion and thoughtfulness because of the invasive procedure used in collecting blood specimens.
Tact is required in dealing with the patients, their family, the nursing staff and physicians
Common courtesy is also required when on the telephone
Common courtesy and a helpful attitude towards coworkers are necessary
The Lead Phlebotomist is responsible for the day to day functioning of the Phlebotomy and Processing team under the guidance and direct supervision of the Support Services Supervisor. The person filling this position must be able to cover all functions and fill in as needed. They are responsible for the training and competency of the phlebotomists and processors.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.