phlebotomist resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Productive Phlebotomist offering two years of experience in collecting blood specimens and working in a laboratory setting, as well as four years of experience in providing direct patient care. Proven leader with success in recommending and introducing strategies to improve workflow, specimen processing and customer service related to patients. Experienced in drawing blood samples from patients of all ages, from newborns to elderly. Experienced in drawing blood samples from many hospital departments including the intensive care unit, and outpatient facilities such as behavioral health and skilled nursing. Familiar with laboratory protocols and procedures. Responsible, reliable, and motivated student and employee who wishes to make a difference.

  • Vacuum Tube and Syringe Use
  • Drawing Blood
  • Patient Relations
  • Butterfly Venipuncture
  • Proper Storage Procedures
  • Biohazard Waste Disposal
  • Decision Making
  • Staff Phlebotomy Training
  • Blood Culturing
  • Electronic Medical Record Software
06/2021 to Current
Phlebotomist University Of California Richmond, CA,
  • Obtain a variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Collect blood samples from approximately 40 individuals per day, maintaining consistent patient flow.
  • Utilize calm and friendly demeanor to increase patient comfort and alleviate anxiety.
  • Counsel patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Label blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name. Double-checking information for accuracy.
  • Coordinate workflow based on stat, schedule, routine, or outpatient needs.
  • Retime, cancel, and update lab orders and specimens based on duplication and protocol.
  • Communicate with nurses and physicians about lab orders.
  • Communicate with other phlebotomists about lab orders and the conditions/whereabouts of certain patients.
  • Dressed in appropriate personal protective equipment based on patient isolation to maintain infection control.
  • Disposed of used needles in sharps containers to avoid accidental needlesticks.
  • Operate laboratory machinery such as centrifuges, tracks, and incubators for the resulting process.
  • Prepare and package specimens for courier transport.
  • Properly store and transport specimens to prevent loss and delays.
  • Sanitize work area after every patient to prevent contamination and spread of disease.
  • In-lab duties such as answer phones, scan and receive inpatient and outpatient specimens from tube station or by courier.
  • Restock equipment as needed.
07/2019 to 06/2021
Nursing Assistant Bradford Manor Bradford, PA,
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Worked with approximately 7 patients per shift depending on staffing and unit census.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Provided assistance to nurses on dressing changes, catheter insertion/removal, starting/removing IVs, unhooking NG tubes.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions. Checked blood pressures both manually and automatically by equipment
  • Assisted nurses in checking blood glucose approximately twice per shift.
  • Monitored oxygen levels and provided nasal cannulas when needed.
  • Applied and handled telemetry to monitor patient heart rates and oxygen levels.
  • Protected patient, self and others from injury during transfers, lifts and transports by using proper equipment and body mechanics.
  • Implemented fall prevention techniques as specified in plan of care.
  • Performed one-on-one sitting with patients in need of extra supervision due to suicidal and safety precautions.
  • Transportation of patients upon discharge, to the operating room, and to radiology.
  • Answered phones and calls by Vocera from nurses and other nursing assistants.
  • Demonstrated respect and regard for dignity of patients, families and fellow employees to promote professional, responsible and courteous environment.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Documented patient input and output as well as activity and distances walked.
  • Collected urine and stool specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Wore appropriate personal protective equipment based on isolation orders to maintain infection control.
  • Completed daily room cleaning and organizing to provide patients with clean environment.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets and dirty linen hampers, and sanitizing surfaces.
02/2018 to 03/2019
Sales Associate Rr Donnelley & Sons Vista, CA,
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Sold various products by explaining unique features and educating customers on proper application or usage.
  • Maintained daily and monthly sales goals.
  • Operated cash registers and collected payments from customers.
  • Kept the department clean, organized, and recovered.
  • Cleaned fitting rooms.
  • Answered phones and made announcements over the intercom.
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstocked items.
  • Received and displayed product shipments on store retail shelves upon delivery.
  • Marked down items on sale and made adjustments to their location in the department.
  • Opened credit accounts.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Maintained knowledge of current promotions, exchange guidelines, payment policies and security practices.
  • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and promotions.
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2016 to to
High School Diploma:
Jim Ned High School - Tuscola, TX
Expected in to to
Bachelor of Science: Biology
Angelo State University - San Angelo, TX
  • Dean's list Spring 2022 Semester

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School Attended

  • Jim Ned High School
  • Angelo State University

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  • Phlebotomist
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Sales Associate


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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