Phlebotomist

Job Description

 

Phlebotomist

Laboratory Solutions Recruitment are currently looking to recruit a number of Phlebotomist for one of their clients based in Essex.

Our client is looking to expand on their team, currently working at: Basildon, Thurrock and Southend Hospitals and other local community clinics throughout the South Essex area.

As a Phlebotomist you will be taking blood samples from patients for our client’s pathology services, ensuring correct order of draw, and safe specimen handling, using the appropriate PPE.

The successful candidate will undergo formal training whilst taking part in the “phlebotomy academy”. The academy comprises of a full week in a classroom setting, where venepuncture theory, practical, and first aid skills will be delivered. These skills will then be transferrable into the phlebotomy clinics, wards, and community service to enable individuals to confidently undertake duties as a member of the phlebotomy team. 

You will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work and communicate within a large team, across multiple sections.

Our client's Phlebotomy services operate from 7.00am to 8.00pm Monday to Sunday (including bank holidays), therefore the successful candidate will be required to work across both the early and late shifts. Weekends and bank holidays are essential, however these will be on a rotational basis and offer additional pay.

This position is ideally suited for someone who is caring, friendly and would like to be part of a team that contributes towards patient care. 

Previous healthcare experience would be advantageous, however, is not essential as full training will be given.

A full driving license and access to your own vehicle is essential, as you will be required to travel to a variety of community clinic locations.

Successful candidates must be willing to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please give Deborah at Laboratory Solutions Recruitment a call on: 01279 944700 or send a copy of your CV across to: deborah@lab-sol.co.uk