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Phlebotomist

Published
Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Vermont Healthcare & Information Technology Education Center (Vermont HITEC)
O*Net Code
31-9097.00
Rapids Code
2036
Req. Hours
1900
State
DC
Created
Jul 29, 2021
Updated
Jul 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

6 skill sets | 30 total skills
Clerical Functions - 400 req. hrs
Utilize eDH and Cerner computer systems to access patient orders
Print requisitions
Input orders (including outside provider orders)
Print label
Research undefined tests
Assess appropriateness of multiple tests (avoid duplicate billing
Laboratory Preparation and Maintenance - 100 req. hrs
Prepare phlebotomy workstations and patients with appropriate supplies for collecting and labeling blood and fluid specimens
Record temperatures on refrigerators
Technical Functions - 700 req. hrs
Select appropriate collection site
Use aseptic technique when collecting blood
Collect appropriate volume
Label specimens accurately
Assess patient during and after procedure, release when appropriate
Patient Care Services - 500 req. hrs
Identify patients according to lab policy
Explain procedures to patients appropriately
Demonstrate integrity and compassion when interacting with patients and caregivers
Demonstrate ability to set priorities and be able to manage multiple tasks
Professional/Department Growth - 100 req. hrs
Utilize national available resources to keep current on all aspects of the phlebotomy field, including attending conferences, re- certifying credentials, and sharing the latest processes and procedures learned with other departmental staff
Attend staff meetings
Demonstrate willingness to learn
Accept accountability for actions
Keep current on changes in lab tests, policies, procedures
Complete special assignments without reservation
Laboratory Procedures/Policies - 100 req. hrs
Follow all written procedures
Use personal protection
Follow universal policy when handling specimens
Maintain ongoing awareness of patient rights
Use written resources and supervisors to solve problems
Follow national HIPAA compliance standards
Understand and fulfill required overtime and holiday shift work requirements

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