Occ. Code 6203200
PHLEBOTOMIST, GRADE 8
New York State Department of Civil Service
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
Phlebotomists collect blood specimens from inpatients and outpatients while adhering to established protocols to ensure proper sample collection and patient safety. They transport blood specimens to laboratory departments in accordance with proper procedures for such transport and handling. In addition, they conduct in-service education programs relating to theories and techniques of phlebotomy, and perform related clerical work.
PHLEBOTOMIST: Non-competitive; full performance level; works under general supervision of higher level medical technology staff; substantial patient contact; may train medical technology students and others in the theory and practice of phlebotomy.
High School Diploma or equivalent
One year of experience as a Phlebotomist or a certificate in Phlebotomy from a recognized college, school, training program, hospital, health care facility, or the Armed Services.
NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class. The minimum qualifications are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written. Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.