Performs phlebotomy procedures for the collection of blood samples. Demonstrates competency via direct observation and assessment for the following phlebotomy procedures: venipuncture, blood culture collection for bottles or isolator tubes, age specific skills. Accurately identifies patient and collects correct specimens. Achieves productivity standards. Maintains specimen integrity by collection and transporting specimens in a timely manner. Accurately performs assignments in registration and accessioning. Utilizes all equipment and supplies in a manner that ensures safety to patients, co-workers, and self.
Education: H.S. Diploma or GED/ Phlebotomy Certification or Eligible
Work Experience: One (1) year experience desired, but not required
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.