FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Full Time

 

Phlebotomist job in Colorado Springs, CO. 

The Phlebotomist job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)

Phlebotomist Job Overview:

  • Performs a wide range of procedures involved in the collection and processing of blood.
  • Draw blood from patients or donors in hospital, blood bank, or similar facility for analysis or other medical purposes; assembles equipment, such as tourniquet, needles, blood collection devices, gauze, cotton, and alcohol on work tray, according to requirements for specified tests or procedure; applies tourniquet to arm; locates accessible vein; swabs puncture area with disinfectant; and inserts needle into vein to draw blood into collection tube or bag. 
  • Withdraws needle; applies treatment to puncture site; and labels and stores blood container for subsequent processing; may prick finger to draw blood.
  • Greets and interviews patients
  • Receives and interprets laboratory request slips, reviews request slips for required information, and determines the fitness of the patient for tests requested by the healthcare provider/physician (i.e., fasting state, liquid intake, medication, dietary instruction).
  • Ensures specimens are collected in the amount and type of specimen required (e.g., with or without a particular anticoagulant) for each laboratory test.
  • Enters test requests into the electronic medical record system.
  • Performs timed blood collection procedures, such as glucose and lactose tolerance tests.  Instructs patients on collection of timed urine collections. 
  • Collects blood specimens from ambulatory or bed patients via venipuncture, finger, heel, or toe stick, as appropriate, using standardized procedures.  The blood collection may require the use of a lancet, capillary tube, pipette, or glass slide for blood smears.
  • Dresses the skin puncture site after blood collection.  Carefully observes the patient for any sign or symptoms of physiological reactions after blood collection and takes appropriate first aid measures to prevent injury and stabilizes the patient.
  • Reviews specimen labels and properly labels collected blood specimens with appropriate patient identification information and delivers specimens within the established time frames.
  • Maintains blood collection area in a clean, hygienic state and replenishes blood collection supplies as needed.  Maintains supply levels for drawing stations and shelves on a daily basis.
  • Completes applicable documentation to include manual and computer methods.
  • Answers telephones, looks up test results in the laboratory computer, and faxes.

Phlebotomist Job Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalent (GED)
  • Completed a phlebotomy course or equivalent On-the-Job Training (OJT)
  • Minimum of 200 phlebotomies performed (phlebotomy experience)

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award for 1/2019 start.

Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us!

Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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