Performs venipunctures and capillary sticks and collects specimens for laboratory procedures; assists with other duties in the laboratory and hospital that do not require licensure, as assigned.
High School/GED Required
Minimum Work Experience
One year experience as a phlebotomist preferred or
Completion of an approved phlebotomy course
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
organizational and communication skills required.
Displays poise and self confidence.
Has a working knowledge and experience with venipuncture and skin puncture techniques.
Knowledgeable about collection tubes, test requirements, and safety aspects of phlebotomy.
Is able to multi-task, handle stress appropriately and work in a fast-paced environment.
Works well with others and consistently displays a courteous professional attitude in all situations.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.