Phlebotomist

Full Time
EXPIRES 16 Feb, 2023

Job Location

Area G Hydronie - Parika Highway EBE

Description

Phlebotomists are medical professionals who work in medical labs, taking blood samples from patients and adequately labeling them with their information. They conduct a wide range of tests to identify underlying conditions to assist Doctors with diagnosis and patient care.

Job brief

We are looking for a phlebotomist to draw blood and other tissue or fluid from patients for testing, research or donations. The job of a phlebotomist is a rewarding one, since you help people stay healthy and even help save their lives.

Requirements

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as a Phlebotomist or Phlebotomy Technician
  • Experience with effective puncture techniques
  • Understanding of proper patient identification methods
  • Knowledge of legal requirements about drawing blood, handling fluid samples and use of relevant medical equipment and material
  • Ability to use computers to enter information
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to connect with various types of patients (such as children, elderly, pregnant women) and make them feel comfortable
  • Patience and presence of mind
  • Diploma in Phlebotomy or extensive on-the-job training
  • Certification is a plus

Responsibilities

Phlebotomist responsibilities include:

  • Identifying patients via ID, medical record or other means.
  • Drawing blood and other testing samples using needles and other equipment.
  • Labeling samples correctly and send them for testing.

Phlebotomist duties

One of the most important phlebotomist job duties is to properly identify patients and correctly use phlebotomy methods (e.g., venipuncture, skin puncture). We’ll rely on you to preserve patient health and quality of samples until testing in their appropriate storage conditions.

Phlebotomist Job requirements

We’re looking for important phlebotomist skills such as presence of mind, people skills and attention to detail. You should have a diploma in phlebotomy and have knowledge of puncture techniques on the elderly all the way to babies.

They should be dedicated to their patients and have a firm but kind hand.

Responsibilities

  • Arrange daily activities based on urgency of requests for fluid samples
  • Identify patients and their personal information using their ID, documents or other means
  • Determine the right venipuncture method based on patient age, health etc.
  • Reassure patients and help them relax
  • Find veins that are suitable for puncture
  • Draw blood using sterilized needles, vials and other equipment
  • Ensure optimal quality and quantity of samples
  • Label samples correctly and send or deliver them for testing
  • Answer patient questions and provide useful information
  • Keep accurate records on fluid specimens and tests
  • Adhere to all relevant health and safety standards while working
  • Help with blood transfusions when needed

Remuneration

Salary Range: Monthly Net Income: $75,000 - $100,000

Apply now

Send Your CV or Portfolio to:

operations@cmsigy.com

 

Or Inhouse to:

Human Resource Manager

Caribbean Medical Supplies Inc

704 Sera Lodge, WCD

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A JOB BY

Caribbean Medical Supplies Inc



Overview

Caribbean Medical Supplies Inc. (CMSI) was established on the 13th July, 2011 as a partnership company that markets and sells a full range of Medical Equipment, Pharmaceutical, Reagents and consumables throughout the Caribbean. With over 30 years of employee experience, we understand our customers’ evolving needs & aim to support them in achieving scientific, medical and technological excellence whilst improving workflows & reliability. CMSI is one of the largest laboratory supply companies in the Caribbean and has 9 sales representatives, educated to degree level and a continuing education program for staff. We have 4 service engineers trained to support the equipment we supply. With three strategic locations in Guyana, Antigua and Suriname our company continues to expand throughout this region. We have customers in 9 Caribbean countries and we continue to grow our customer base each year.
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