The Eastern Kentucky Job Board

Jobs Available for Eastern Kentuckians
SOAR Kentucky
SOAR Kentucky

Phlebotomist - Non Union

Appalachian Regional Healthcare

Appalachian Regional Healthcare

Paintsville, KY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Phlebotomist - Non Union

Job Locations US-KY-Paintsville
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Allied Health
Paintsville ARH Medical and Specialty Associates
Posted Date
1 day ago(7/8/2024 5:06 PM)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


  • Performs basic assigned laboratory tasks.
  • Obtains specimens from the patient/donor to perform the testing required by the physician/client.
  • Prepares the samples for testing/transport, test samples, and reports results/dispatch to the designated personnel/client.
  • Maintains all certifications required by the laboratory and performs all duties while maintaining the Standards of the Laboratory, Corporation, Regulatory and Accrediting Agencies.
  • Proves competent in the laboratory by passing all competency examinations required by the laboratory.
  • Phlebotomist reports to the Laboratory Administrative Director or designee and does not supervise anyone.
  • This position has direct contact with patients and other hospital personnel.


  • Performs phlebotomy (venipuncture, finger stick, heel stick, and bleeding time) according to established procedure.
  • Identifies patients and properly labels specimen tubes.
  • Determines priority of STAT draws. Ensures timely transport of all patient specimens for testing.
  • Utilizes computers as appropriate in completing assigned functions.
  • Helps co-workers when needed and communicates with laboratory departments when needed to ensure an orderly work flow.
  • Under supervision will help in the training of new employees and student interns at the hospital in the performance of phlebotomy duties.
  • Follows all organizational and department or unit policies and procedures.
  • Attends all required Safety Training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety and specific job-related hazards.
  • Responsibly follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne and Airborne Pathogens.
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.
  • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter- and intra-departmentally to facilitate the department’s/unit’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
  • Will greet patients and answer phones in the outpatient lab when required.
  • Is responsible for the daily cleaning of equipment and maintaining neatness throughout the department.
  • Records daily temperatures of all refrigerators in the phlebotomy areas.
  • Organizes assigned work and accurately completes workload.
  • Performs various pre-analytical functions of specimens (collection, labeling, transport, processing), including Custody and Control Drug Screens.
  • Assists in keeping supplies at stock level.
  • Completes daily log sheets.
  • Clerical: answers telephones, takes messages, performs any related data entry, gives reports, reprints reports, makes photocopies, faxes reports, and files orders.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Successful completion of an approved phlebotomy training program; OR
  • One year or prior acceptable experience in laboratory technique, covering at least fifty percent of the clinical duties, which will be required in the job.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed
Application FAQs

Software Powered by iCIMS