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Lab

Phlebotomist –Perkins

Job Description
We are currently seeking a meticulous and friendly Phlebotomist for our clinic in Baton Rouge. Will be responsible for the collection, storage, and testing of blood samples. Busy, fast-paced multi-specialty medical clinic in need of a motivated, hardworking phlebotomist. Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Developing and determining the best collection methods for specific patients, such as infants or elderly patients.
• Preparing areas where blood will be drawn and ensuring the area is safe and clean after blood is drawn.
• Collecting blood samples and labeling the vials with the patients' names and the dates.
• Transporting blood samples to the laboratory for testing.
• Ensuring proper packaging and storage for the preservation of blood for donations.
• Checking patients for health issues like diseases, bacteria, and cholesterol, monitoring vital signs, and checking blood pressure and heart rate.
• Keeping your phlebotomy cart or station well-organized and following infection control and sanitation standards.
• Answering patients' questions on collection techniques and providing additional resources if requested.
• Remaining friendly, courteous, and sympathetic and keeping patients calm during blood collections.
• Preparing and cleaning the laboratory area, maintaining inventory, preparing blood samples for various tests and procedures, and possibly centrifuging blood samples

Work Site Location
Main Perkins Location
7373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Class: Full-Time

Basic Skills Required
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to calm anxious patients.
• The ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and good handwriting skills.
• Knowledge of proper handling techniques and disposal policies.

Specific Skills Required


Job Requirements

Hiring Requirements
  • Drug Testing
  • Background Checks
  • Baton Rouge Clinic Credit Check

Education Required
Vocational/Technical School

Unit of Pay: Hourly

Shift:

Additional Benefits
  • Medical Insurance (Company pays 100% of employee only rate.)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 20% discount for selected services rendered at the Clinic

If you need further information, please contact Human Resources at (225) 246-9308.

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