Laboratory ServicesHPG Gastroenterology Dalton, Georgia


Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards


Title: Phlebotomist   577306007

Department:  Hamilton Physician Group

Reports To:  Practice Manager

Shift: 8:00aam - 5:00pm Mon - Thurs / 8:00am -12noon Friday

Status: Full-Time



Collects clinical specimens from patients of all age populations for laboratory to ensure accurate laboratory clinical testing.  Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient being served.  Must demonstrate knowledge of age dependent expected values and assess data reflective of the patients' current status in relation to their age specific needs.


Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent

Licensure:  N/A

Experience:  Completion of a NAACLS accredited Phlebotomy Program or one-year full time experience.

Skills:   Good Dexterity and hand control.  Ability to distinguish sound in low to high range to assure proper operation of clinical equipment.  Ability to communicate with other healthcare providers by telephone to obtain or give information critical to patient care.  Ability to meet and relate to people.  Ability to obtain and interpret pertinent information in   terms of the patients' needs that is age-appropriate.  Ability to select proper instrumentation/supplies appropriate for age group of patient served.  (E)


Bending, standing, and stooping.  Majority of time spent walking.  Stress related to time constraints and heavy workload.  Physically strenuous.  Subject to call back as needed.  Flexibility in scheduling required.  Exposed to normal hazards of clinical laboratory setting; such as, exposure to disease-bearing specimens, toxic chemicals and hazardous wastes.