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Stephanie Bowyer

Alderson

Summary

Care-focused Phlebotomist bringing 5-year background in laboratory settings. Accomplished at easing patient anxieties and hitting veins on first attempts. Experienced in skin puncture draws utilizing varied needle gauges and collection techniques tailored to patient need. Dependable Certified Phlebotomist effective in managing operations. Successful in encouraging team members to work efficiently and meet production targets. Well-organized, self-motivated and knowledgeable about successful strategies for managing fast-paced work. Highly-skilled phlebotomist with 5 years of experience in healthcare settings. Provides compassionate and professional care. Proficient in collecting blood specimens and processing for further analysis. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

Overview

4
4
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Certified Phlebotomist Technician

QLabs
2023.11 - Current
  • Upheld strict adherence to HIPAA regulations, maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive patient information at all times.
  • Enhanced laboratory efficiency by properly labeling and processing collected specimens for testing.
  • Reduced specimen collection errors with thorough patient verification and accurate order interpretation.
  • Kept work area clean and organized, adhering to strict standards for sanitation and infection prevention.
  • Increased patient comfort during blood draws by utilizing effective communication skills and gentle techniques.
  • Performed specialized phlebotomy procedures such as arterial punctures or heel sticks when necessary for specific diagnostic purposes.
  • Accurately documented relevant information within electronic health records systems, contributing towards smooth clinical workflow.
  • Supervised inventory management, ensuring adequate stock of supplies for seamless daily operations.
  • Improved patient satisfaction by providing efficient and accurate blood draws in a timely manner.
  • Stayed current on industry best practices through regular continuing education courses, enhancing patient care quality.
  • Centrifuged blood samples as outlined in clinical protocols.
  • Assembled tourniquets, needles, and blood collection devices to prepare work trays.
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Verified patients' identification for proper sample collection.
  • Reviewed and processed requisitions for laboratory tests.

Certified Phlebotomist Technician

Mako Medical Laboratories
2021.08 - 2023.11
  • Upheld strict adherence to HIPAA regulations, maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive patient information at all times.
  • Enhanced laboratory efficiency by properly labeling and processing collected specimens for testing.
  • Reduced specimen collection errors with thorough patient verification and accurate order interpretation.
  • Kept work area clean and organized, adhering to strict standards for sanitation and infection prevention.
  • Increased patient comfort during blood draws by utilizing effective communication skills and gentle techniques.
  • Performed specialized phlebotomy procedures such as arterial punctures or heel sticks when necessary for specific diagnostic purposes.
  • Collaborated with healthcare professionals to ensure patients received appropriate care during blood collection procedures.
  • Provided compassionate support to anxious or nervous patients, creating a more comfortable environment for blood draws.
  • Maintained a safe work environment by consistently following infection control and safety protocols.
  • Stayed current on industry best practices through regular continuing education courses, enhancing patient care quality.
  • Packaged and shipped specimens to central lab daily.
  • Provided guidance and support to laboratory personnel.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.

Certified Phlebotomy Technician

Greenbrier Valley Medical Center
2020.09 - 2021.03
  • Maintained sterile environments for safe and effective sample collection, reducing contamination risks.
  • Consistently followed hospital protocol for proper disposal of biohazardous waste materials, ensuring safety compliance.
  • Implemented infection prevention measures while conducting venipunctures or capillary punctures on diverse populations.
  • Enhanced patient comfort by maintaining a calm and professional demeanor during blood draw procedures.
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal, and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Demonstrated adaptability in handling various types of patients, including pediatrics, geriatrics, and special needs individuals.
  • Assisted in streamlining workflows by participating in continuous improvement initiatives aimed at enhancing phlebotomy department efficiency.

Education

Phlebotomy - National Certified Phlebotomist

New River Community And Technical College
Beaver, WV
08.2019

High School Diploma -

George Washington High School
Charleston, WV
05.2002

Skills

  • Order of draw
  • Venipuncture Technique
  • Blood culture collection
  • Specimen labeling
  • Capillary puncture
  • Pediatric phlebotomy
  • Geriatric phlebotomy
  • Sample storage
  • Centrifugation Techniques
  • Venipuncture
  • Patient Care
  • Communication abilities
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Data Entry

Certification

  • PT - Phlebotomy Technician

Timeline

Certified Phlebotomist Technician

QLabs
2023.11 - Current

Certified Phlebotomist Technician

Mako Medical Laboratories
2021.08 - 2023.11

Certified Phlebotomy Technician

Greenbrier Valley Medical Center
2020.09 - 2021.03

Phlebotomy - National Certified Phlebotomist

New River Community And Technical College

High School Diploma -

George Washington High School
  • PT - Phlebotomy Technician
Stephanie Bowyer