Phlebotomist

Location Dublin 11
Job-type Temporary
Salary €15.93 - €21.78 per hour
Reference J342325


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THE OPPORTUNITY:
Locum Phlebotomist - Dublin 11

ASAP start, 3-month contract initially


THE BACKGROUND:

At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with one of Ireland's leading national orthopaedic hospitals, delivering world-class expertise and state of the art surgical facilities and comprehensive services.

We are currently recruiting a locum Phlebotomist on behalf of the above client, for an initial period of approx. 3 months.

If you think the position is right for you, let's talk.


THE RESPONSIBILITIES:

The overall responsibility within this role;

• Collect blood samples for patients by venepuncture as requested by medical or laboratory staff.

• Be competent in the selection of the appropriate sample bottles for all common laboratory investigations as described in the laboratory user manual.

• Be competent in the procedures required for bleeding high risk, immunocompromised and barrier nursed patients.

• Organise and stock work benches and trolleys on a daily basis.

• Clean and disinfect trolleys and work benches after use.

• Ascertain location of patients on wards by liaising with ward medical and nursing staff.

• Liaise with ward medical and nursing staff to prioritise patients for bleeding.

• Transport specimens collected to the Pathology Specimen Reception Laboratory if required.

• Plan the most efficient route to and between destinations.

• Restock the phlebotomy rooms when necessary.

• Ensure that protocol and situation changes are communicated to other staff as they rotate through the various work areas.

• Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.

• Display empathy and a pleasant, helpful manner when dealing with patients, visitors and staff.

• Contribute to the delivery of a quality service to customers within agreed timescales.

• Communicate effectively with patients to ensure correct identification, co-operation and clarification of complications.

• Ensure samples are labelled correctly according to protocols.

• Provide after care and assistance to patients affected by venepuncture.

• Be competent in dealing safely with nervous or aggressive patients.

• Be competent in dealing safely with fainting patients.

• Maintain basic life support skills to enable the safe care of patients.

• Liaise with service users to improve relationship, service and patient care.

• Answer telephone enquiries in a helpful manner.

• Ensure samples collected are clearly and accurately labelled with patient identification details.

• Participate in departmental audit and accreditation processes including ISO15189 accreditation.

• Maintain a basic level of IT skills


THE REQUIREMENTS:

To be eligible for the role, you will need:

• A recognised qualification as an Phlebotomist.
• Ability to adapt to changing work environment.
• Professional approach to work
• Flexibility in work practice
• Experience in working with this client group is preferable - not essential.
• Good planning, organisation and effective time management skills together with the ability to work on your own initiative.

THE REWARDS:
You will enjoy the following benefits:
• Market leading rates of pay
• Opportunity to work in an award-winning agency 2002-2018
• Continued personal & professional development
• The opportunity to gain additional experience working with the best employers in the market
• Access to our training department
• Exceptional trainings both internally and externally
• Flexible working hours
• Assistance and detailed review of CV content and format & interview technique if required
• Consultants with knowledge of employment procedures concerning agency workers and compliance to ensure you always receive the most up to date information

THE DETAILS:
Location:Dublin
Job-Type:Temporary
Salary:€15.93 p/hr - €21.78 p/hr


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer

THE CONTACT:

Katelyn 065 686 9300 (ext. 106)











TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.