Phlebotomist - #31599

Dasman Diabetes Institute


Date: 13/10/2021
City: Kuwait City, Al Asimah
Contract type: Full time
Dasman Diabetes Institute

This position responsible for taking blood sample from “patient/research participant” and preparing patients/research participant to have their blood taken and drawing blood safely.


Responsibilities

  • Using technical equipment to safety and draw blood sample from patients / research participants.
  • Explaining the process of drawing blood clearly to a patient / research participant.
  • Reassuring and calming patients / research participant who might be nervous or scared of the procedure.
  • Applying dressing to the wound created by drawing blood.
  • Registering the blood and storing it in the correct environment.
  • Sending blood sample to laboratory (biobank).
  • Keeping track of blood samples and results that are returned after testing.
  • Updating patients/research participant records
  • Maintaining an organized and clean work area based on health and safety regulations and the guidelines of the institution.
  • Answering patient questions regarding collection techniques and offering additional resources on the collection process, if the patients/ research participant request upon.
  • Proper labeling of specimens, completion of requisitions and all other needed information
  • Prepare specimens and requisition forms, including packaging fo the specimens into biohazard bags for transporting to laboratories
  • Provide instruction and specimen containers to patients
  • Willing to collect samples within DDI and from collaborative institutions within Kuwait
  • Implements Ministry of Health rules and regulation, Accreditation Canada International standards related to phlebotomy as directed
  • Performance all other additional assignment as requested by the Manager and Head of Department.

Required Skills and Expertise:

  • Minimum 3 years’ previous experience as phlebotomist
  • Excellent communication
  • Technical Skills (phlebotomy/venipuncture), finger stick capillary blood sampling, arterial extractions.
  • First Aid Skills
  • Computer experience required – Microsoft word and excel

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