Job ID: 290060612  |  Last Updated: 11/19/2021


Dumfries, VA
Applicant Contact
Maddison Armbruster
Marketing Specialist
(314) 744-4151
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Distinctive/Spectrum Joint Venture has an opportunity for a civilian a full-time Phlebotomist at our Dumfries Health Clinic in support of Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital.

Position Overview:
- This position provides phlebotomy services in support of patient care and treatment.

Essential Functions:
- Perform phlebotomy in accordance with established standard operating procedures, American Association of Blood Bank guidelines, and Food and Drug Administration regulations.
- Greets patients, reviews lab request form, schedules appointments, Verifies or records identity of patient and converses with patient or donor to allay fear of procedure, and prepares specimen labels.
- Confirms that patient has met dietary requirements for prescribed test, and the correct test has been ordered.
- Collects blood samples from adults & children using venipuncture or capillary puncture.
- Processes blood specimen using preservative or anti-coagulant as required by test procedures.
- Instructs patients regarding the collection and packaging of other specimens such as urine, semen, and feces.
- May perform waived testing such as urine dips as part of patient preparation for specimen collection.
- Recognize and initiate appropriate measures in emergency situations following SOP.
- Properly ship blood products to processing facility in accordance with established standard operating procedures.
- Affixes labels on specimens and prepare specimens for shipment to appropriate laboratory for testing.
- Arranges for special specimen transport when necessary.
- Disposes of biological waste, needles, & related hazardous materials.
- Communicates w/ medical, clinical, & technical staff to resolve problems regarding specimens.
- Follows defined laboratory procedures & maintains awareness of changes to procedures.
- Performs administrative duties such as preparation of reports & the storage of laboratory & office supplies.
- Complete facility specific training and competency training as assigned.
- Assist with other duties as needed and assigned.

Position Qualifications:
- Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent
- Possess a degree or certificate of graduation from an approved/accredited phlebotomy training program leading to a Nationally Recognized Phlebotomy Certification (ASPT, ASCP, or other)
- Six months technical training in a clinical setting preferred.
- Minimum of one year full time technical experience within the last three years.
- Have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).
- Shall be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with patients and other staff members.
- Have knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing, data entry, and automated records.

Company Overview:
Spectrum Healthcare Resources (SHR) was established in 1988 to deliver systems and processes designed to meet the unique needs of Military and VA Health Systems. SHR is a leading organization that provides physician and clinical staffing and management services to United States Military Treatment Facilities, VA clinics and other Federal Agencies through various contracting vehicles. A Joint Commission Health Care Staffing Services firm, SHR is the military staffing division of TeamHealth, a Nationwide organization that serves 850 civilian and military hospitals with a team of 9,600 affiliated health care professionals.

Spectrum Healthcare Resources is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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