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Phlebotomist PTI
Job Code:2022-05-004
FT/PT Status:Part Time Intermittent
Salary Minimum17.12
Salary Midpoint19.26
Position Closes:

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Primary Function

Collects blood samples from pediatric and adult patients for laboratory testing. Receives blood samples, other blood/body fluids, and samples from locations outside Cherokee Indian Hospital for laboratory processing and testing.


Job Description

  • May be necessary to work when Administrative leave is granted if patient care would be compromised.
  • Must be able to collect blood samples from pediatric and adult patients for laboratory testing. May at times be required to perform waived testing procedures.
  • Performs therapeutic phlebotomy as requested by the ordering physician.
  • Receives and organizes other blood/body fluids from outside locations for laboratory processing and testing.
  • Receives and organizes requests for blood collection from Tribal Diabetes, Inpatient, General Clinic, Emergency Room departments as well as outside requests.
  • Helps label specimens that come from outside clinics.
  • Distributes blood/body fluids to proper laboratory section after collection.
  • Gathers supplies and equipment necessary for collection of blood samples.
  • Keep blood collection area and phlebotomy trays clean and restocked.
  • Record and maintain phlebotomy log-sheet each day of collection.Also prepares monthly workload reports in phlebotomy area.
  • Maintains confidentiality of reports/patient information and provides careful and respectful treatment to all patients and staff members.
  • Uses safe work practices that include maintaining a clean workplace, following established policies and procedures for safety and infection control, following universal blood/body fluid precautions, and reporting accidents/incidents promptly.
  • Organizes and prioritizes work efficiently to maintain a high level of productivity without sacrificing quality.
  • Collects data, organizes and prepares reports as required to fulfill compliance requirements by CAP, JCAHO or any other agency as required. Will also meet all competency requirements, including age specific competencies as mandated by accreditation organizations.
  • Assists the laboratory with maintaining CAP/JCAHO accreditation by compliance with standards as mandated by the accrediting organizations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including filling in as clerk when needed.



  • Must have High School Diploma or GED.
  • Requires a diploma or certificate of completion from an accredited phlebotomy program
  • Must have obtained a certification (BOR), or applicant must obtain this within 12 months of hire date.

  • 3 months to become proficient in most phases of the job.
  • Must possess a valid NCDL