Sr Phlebotomist

Under general supervision performs responsibilities associated with obtaining blood and other patient specimens in accordance with established procedures. Works primarily in satellite physician offices to obtain samples from adults and pediatric patients for routine and specialized tests. Prepares specimens to be transported to laboratory for testing. Prepares and maintains related records.


Meeting with employees to communicate relevant changes to procedures/polices


Other information:

Level of knowledge generally acquired through high school plus accredited course through a hospital or a community college.

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences certification preferred.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


One year previous phlebotomy experience with demonstrated venipuncture proficiency and ability to function independently.

Knowledge of blood collector equipment anticoagulants used special precautions and interferences and ability to implement principles of aseptic techniques.

Basic knowledge of anatomy physiology infection control specimen processing medical terminology anatomic terminology first aid and safety.

Manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination to perform venipuncture techniques and capillary puncture on adults children and infants and visual acuity to distinguish chromatic colors.

Demonstrated skills and ability to effectively communicate with all levels allay fears of patients and to perform other activities which require courtesy and tact.


Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: The Miriam Hospital USA:RI:Providence


Work Type: Full Time


Shift: 4


Union: Non-Union