Phlebotomist

Job summary

We are seeking a trained and experienced phlebotomist to undertake phlebotomy clinics as part of our clinical team. You will need to be able to travel to any of our sites when required to undertake clinics. Clinics may be held in each of our four clinical sites in Bollington, Poynton and Disley, so being a car driver with access to your own vehicle is essential (mileage will be paid). You will work independently as part of the wider team, in accordance with specific practice guidelines and protocols with support from a GP on-site during clinics, should this be required

Main duties of the job

Perform phlebotomy on patients as per the standard operating procedure (SOP) for obtaining blood from patients

Take effective measures to reduce patient anxiety related to blood taking procedures and ensure the patient feels safe and well-informed throughout

Cross-check all relevant patient information, tests required and any special requirements for those tests

Ensure correct identity of patients and the labelling of their samples and instruct on corrective methods for patients to seek assistance if or when discrepancies occur

Be competent with the computer systems (ICE) and understand how to handle patient data; ensure information is accurate and secure be able to summon assistance in the event of an adverse reaction or fainting episode during a phlebotomy session

Complete relevant documentation of the intervention on EMIS

Ensure the room is tidy, clean and well-stocked prior to and after the clinic session

Ensure any PPE is worn correctly to protect self and patient

Record and report issues with clinical supplies pertaining to phlebotomy

CLOSING DATE 16/06/2022