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phlebotomy technician resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Competent Phlebotomy Technician with 5 years of experience working in high-volume, fast-paced hospital settings. Highly knowledgeable in routine blood drawing procedures and using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles. Committed to maintaining highest quality standards when collecting, labeling and processing samples and specimens. Expertise in venipuncture and capillary puncture, specimen storage and quality assurance. Consistently relieves patient anxieties and maintains safety.

Skills
  • Staff Phlebotomy Training
  • Sharps Collection
  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Interval Testing
  • Specimen Collection
  • Information Gathering
  • Data Entry
  • Data Analysis
  • Glucose Screening
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Problem Solving
  • Microsoft Office
  • Decision Making
  • Patient Relations
  • Electronic Medical Record Software
  • Blood Culturing
  • Data Confidentiality
  • Attention to Detail
  • Customer Service
  • Task Prioritization
  • Lab Reporting
  • Team Leader
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Medical History Taking
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Goal Minded
  • Relationship Building
  • Equipment and Supply Inspections
  • Paperwork Processing
  • Finger Stick Method
  • Supply Restocking
  • Logical Thinking
Education
Thomas Jefferson High School Rochester, NY, Expected in 06/2013 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Columbia Sportswear Company - Phlebotomy Technician
Pottstown, PA, 06/2017 - Current
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Followed physician orders to correctly administer therapeutic phlebotomy.
  • Labeled transfer tubes and followed exact directions for handling and storing specimens for transport.
  • Centrifuged blood samples as outlined in clinical protocols.
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
  • Organized daily work based on collection priority.
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
  • Assisted with office procedures by monitoring patient flow, performing telephone screening and maintaining sample drug lists.
  • Logged patient information and recorded results into system using Erecored and soft.
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Handled insurance verification tasks using Erecored to validate patient insurance information.
  • Resolved unusual test orders by contacting physicians, nursing stations or reference laboratories.
  • Drew blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Obtained blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks
  • Assembled tourniquets, needles and blood collection devices to prepare work trays.
  • Reviewed patient records for accuracy and completeness.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - Patient Care Technician
Monmouth, NJ, 09/2014 - 06/2017
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Organized and replenished unit supplies to maintain team readiness for expected demands.
  • Helped patients maintain healthy skin by checking wounds, assessing integrity and bathing bedbound individuals.
  • Answered patient assistance calls, assessed needs and offered qualified support.
  • Assembled admissions pages and added new pages to patients' charts.
  • Assisted with respiratory, cardiopulmonary and physical therapies.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Collected and transported specimens to prepare for lab testing.
  • Supported patient admissions, discharges and transfers to promote team productivity.
  • Responded to patient emergencies with immediate care and notified clinicians to provide comprehensive assistance.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Assisted coworkers
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
Highland Hospital - Companion Observer
City, STATE, 08/2010 - 09/2014
  • Assisted elderly clients in daily activities including bathing, dressing, physical transfers and care for incontinence.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updaed.
  • Transported individuals to events and activities, medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance to staff.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to accurately document and report patient progress.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Conferred with supervisor to discuss patient condition and medical care.
  • Used Erecored to maintain records of services performed and apparent condition of patients.
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records.
  • Monitored client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud.
  • Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Thomas Jefferson High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Companion Observer

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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