Phlebotomist Resume Sample

Updated on: September 17, 2015

When looking through a Phlebotomist resume, the first thought that comes to a hiring manager’s mind is does this applicant possess the skills I am looking for? And the first thing that you as a candidate have to do is to make sure that you possess the skills and attributes the hiring manager is looking for.

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Phlebotomist Resume Sample

 

Jessica Johns

318 Lamplighter Lane ● Brookfield, WI 33445 ● (000) 147-7478 ● jess.john @ email . com


PHLEBOTOMIST

PERFORMANCE SUMMARY: Competent, focused phlebotomist with a 5+ years’ track record of obtaining and proper handling of blood samples. Well-versed in handling laboratory procedures to ensure appropriate testing of blood samples and reporting.

HIGHLIGHTS
• Hands-on experience in drawing blood from a diverse set of patients including babies and the elderly
• Qualified to decipher best methods of drawing blood, depending on specific patients
• Documented success in centrifuging blood samples, in accordance to specific protocols of the laboratory
• Adept at obtaining blood samples by employing a variety of methods including venipunctures and finger-sticks

SKILLS & AREAS OF EXPERTISE

● Patient verification ● Specimen integrity ● Therapeutic drug monitoring
● Glucose testing ● Infection control ● Diagnostic procedures
● Isolation procedures ● Collection logs ● Collection procedures
● Sample Labeling ● Sample transportation ● Specimen preparation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

MOUNTAIN WEST MEDICAL CENTER, Brookfield, WI (3/2013 to Present)
Phlebotomist
• Greet patients and review lab request forms to determine what tests need to be performed
• Schedule testing appointments and prepare specimen labels
• Verify patient information by inquiring into patient identity and check patient tags to re-verify patient information
• Use a variety of blood obtaining procedures such as venipunctures and butterfly needle punctures to draw blood
• Collect samples in pre-labeled sample bottles and ensure that they are properly stored
• Affix appropriate labels on specimens and prepare specimens for delivery / shipment purposes
• Dispose of biological waste and needles in an appropriate and safe manner
• Handle patient registration and order entry into the laboratory database system
• Log in drawn specimens and add footnotes where appropriate
• Provide patients with information on what to expect during blood drawing and when to expect results

Accomplishments
• Introduced a sample labeling system which decreased chances of inaccuracies by 80%
• Implemented infection control procedures to ensure that laboratory staff members do not succumb to blood-borne diseases

LAREDO MEDICAL LABORATORY, Brookfield, WI (8/2010 to 3/2013)
Lab Assistant
• Looked through specific lab requests to determine which tests needed to be performed
• Verified patient information to ensure that the right tests are being performed on the right patients
• Drew blood from patients and collected other body samples such as stool and urine and ensured that they are stored them in proper containers
• Ascertained that all specimens are prepared according to specific testing procedures
• Provided patients with information on when to expect test results
• Logged in specimen and patient information into laboratory database

Accomplishments
• Suggested a 3 way patient verification system which resulted in decreased imprecisions during patient verification procedures
• Devised a novel specimen transportation procedure aimed at ensuring that specimens are delivered to target laboratories in a fresh state

EDUCATION & LICENSURE

BROOKFIELD MEDICAL COLLEGE, Brookfield, WI – 2009
Bachelor’s Degree in Laboratory Sciences

State of Wisconsin Licensed Phlebotomist