Lancet Careers – Phlebotomist

Website Lancet Laboratories

Job Description:

Collects blood and other specimens for clinical analysis, evaluation and/ or diagnostic purposes

Job Responsibilities:

  • Represents the organisation by applying the principles of customer care in the medical pathology field and interacts professionally and ethically with patients, clients, doctors and other hospital staff.
  • Monitors stock levels of all collection materials, including venesection ³bleeding´bags, and orders additional stock to ensure the availability of required materials at all times.
  • Ensures that bio-hazardous waste is disposed of in the correct manner to comply with relevant safety protocols and standard operating procedures.
  • Uses knowledge of HIV and AIDS to provide pre-test information and support where relevant.
  • Ensures dispatching of specimens for processing in accordance with prescribed standard operating procedures and monitors progress and filing of reports, including handling queries and report delivery, in line with prescribed turn around requirements.
  • Implements sound housekeeping procedures and work effectively with others as a member of a team to ensure a safe working environment in accordance with relevant legislation and all safety protocols. This includes the on-going maintenance of quality control standards, adherence to infection control measures and participation (as per delegated responsibilities) in the preparation process for internal and external quality control audits
  • Keeps records of specimens collected and ensures that all patient details and clinical information is accurately recorded.
  • Receiving cash from patients and ensuring banking of monies in accordance with relevant standard operating procedures.
  • Observes the physical condition of patients during blood taking and applies sound first aid practices in order to ensure the safety and comfort of patients/ clients.

Job Requirements:

  • Attention To Detail
  • Ability to cope with nervous / distressed patients
  • Communication
  • Adherence to company dress code
  • Administrative skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a pressured environment

Qualification & Experience:

  • Organisational policy procedures
  • Laboratory information systems
  • Registration in relevant discipline with HPCSA/ SANC
  • Medical ethical guidelines in the medical pathology fields
  • 0-2 Yrs Relevant Working Experience
  • Anatomy, physiology and medical terminology relevant to medical pathology
  • Phlebotomy procedures

Job Details:

Company: Lancet Laboratories

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Shelly Beach, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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