Phlebotomist - FT

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  • Tennova Healthcare-Cleveland Tennova Healthcare-Cleveland

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  • Full Time

Job Description


Under the oversight of the Administrative laboratory Director and Laboratory Medical Director, and the Direct supervision of the Phlebotomy Supervisor and during the off shifts/weekends, the Charge Techs of the Laboratory department the Phlebotomist performs laboratory specimen collection procedures in a timely and accurate manner according to established hospital policies and departmental procedures. 

The primary function of the Phlebotomist is to obtain specimens from properly identified patients (two identifiers: name and date of birth) including infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients in all areas of the hospital.  Must be able to perform venipunctures as well as capillary punctures and heel sticks. Have knowledge of various needles and devices. He/she must label the specimen properly (patient name, date of birth, date, time of collection and phlebotomist initials) in the presence of the patient to assure correct specimen labeling. The position sometimes requires getting multiple sticks at one time and can be a fast paced, stressful and a multitasking job Must have good communication skills when dealing with patients and/or visitors and must show a caring and giving attitude and know that the care of the patient is the most important job. Must be able to work individually but also as a team with the technical staff in the lab and the outside   customers of the lab.

The Phlebotomist will also be responsible for clerical duties including faxing, answering phones, running the pneumatic tube system and working on the computer registering and ordering reference labs from other healthcare facilities. He/she must always keep hospital and patient information confidential at all times.\


To define excellence, and give hope, from our family to yours is our mission at Tennova Healthcare - Cleveland.  To that end, our vision is to be the provider of choice for our patients, the employer of choice for those seeking to live lives of impact, and the team of choice for our clinicians at every level. 
Our commitment to each teammate is to provide an environment where excellence, personal and professional growth, and accomplishment can flourish.  Our expectation for each teammate is that they share our commitment to create such an environment, and that our collective responsibility to our teammates and our patients remains at the forefront of what we do.  We seek high performers. Join us if you are one.



High School Diploma, GED, or validation of higher level education such as technical college, associate, bachelor, or master’s degree.

Diploma or transcripts required upon hire.


Some phlebotomy experience preferred. 2 years of laboratory experience in a hospital setting preferred. 


 None required. Certification as a phlebotomist preferred.


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