The Phlebotomy Supervisor reports to the Laboratory Director or Assistant Director. This position is responsible for overseeing personnel and the performance of specimen collection. Responsibilities of this position include working closely and communicating effectively with all hospital departments. The management personnel is required. This position is responsible for the formulation/update of policies and procedures and documentation as appropriate for regulatory standards. The Phlebotomy Supervisor is responsible for assisting with phlebotomy, special phlebotomy procedures, and clerical and specimen processing as needed. The Phlebotomy Supervisor must be able to troubleshoot situations quickly with a resolution and provide direction to the staff as needed. The Phlebotomy Supervisor must be proactive to identify problems with a resolution. The Phlebotomy Supervisor must be self-directed and able to function with minimal supervision. The Phlebotomy Supervisor must have good organizational/scheduling skills to accomplish routine required tasks along with the unexpected tasks on a day-to -ay basis. On duty hours can consist of sitting, walking and standing with 60% of the time sitting. Manual dexterity and visual/auditory acuity is required for job performance. Verbal and auditory acuity to both communicate/interpret and receive test information from analyzers or via telephone is also required. Occasional lifting and/or pushing of up to 40 lb. is required. This position has exposure to body fluids and communicable disease.
ASCP, or other recognized national certification
SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL AND SKILL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
Advanced communication and exceptional skills involving blood collection are required. In addition, the ability to supervise and train other phlebotomists, as usually associated with a minimum of five years clinical experience, is required.