Clinical Laboratory Tests

Clinical Laboratory Tests

  • 70% of a doctor’s information comes from laboratory test results obtained from a quality specimen:

–Diagnose

–Treatment

–Monitoring

  • A lab result is only as good as the specimen received in the laboratory.
  • Works directly with patient
  • Important responsibility of collecting

blood specimens from patients

  • Accurate and excellent communicators
  • Committed to quality healthcare delivery
  • Interacts with all members of the healthcare team

“As a phlebotomist, I interact with patients, so they see me as the “face” of the laboratory. I work with patients in the hospital and those who are homebound. I love the variety of people I serve every day.”Marilee Derr, PBT(ASCP)