Duties of the Phlebotomist

Duties of the Phlebotomist

  • Correct identification of the patient before sample collection
  • Collection of the appropriate amount of blood by venipuncture, dermal puncture, and arterial puncture for the specified tests
  • Process specimens for laboratory testing
  • Performing waived point of care laboratory tests
  • Performing electrocardiograms
  • Performing measurement of patient’s vital signs
  • Collection of arterial blood specimens
  • Collection of specimens from venous access devices (CVAD)
  • Assist the physician in bone marrow aspiration procedures