Job Description

The Indian Health Service (IHS) an agency within the Department of Health & Human Services
is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The
Indian Health Service provides a comprehensive health service delivery system for
approximately 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives who belong to 567 federally
recognized tribes, in 35 states. The Indian Health Service Headquarters is located in Rockville,
MD and then divided into twelve physical areas: Alaska, Albuquerque, Bemidji, Billings,
California, Great Plains, Nashville, Navajo, Oklahoma, Phoenix, Portland and Tucson

a. Collect blood samples from patients with efficiency.
b. Practice proper patient identification, especially when working on hospital floors.
c. Label vials with patient information and dates.
d. Decipher the best method for drawing blood depending on the specific patient.
e. Transport all specimen samples to laboratory.
f. Centrifuge blood samples.
g. Expect to work with a large number of patients varying in age and health status.
h. Be friendly, courteous and sympathetic when it comes to working with patients.
i. Keep your phlebotomy cart or station well-organized at all times.
j. Practice infection control standards at all times when working with patients and equipment


Work Schedule
Assignments shall require shifts of no less than eight (8) hours and no more than twelve (12)
hours in a 24 hour period. Shifts shall rotate any time during the twenty-four (24) hour period
for a total of 80 hours in a two-week period. Holidays and weekends shall be included as part of
the 80 hour work period and considered regular hours. Regular, and/or Overtime shall be
determined by the Laboratory Department Supervisor.

Work Flexibility: Because we are a health facility and there are compliance issues
where coverage is mandatory, work schedules shall occasionally change. As directed by
the departmental supervisor, the contractor shall rotate into other duty sections as needed
to support patient care.


Minimum Qualifications:

Contractor shall be a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) or Registered Phlebotomy
Technician (RPT) or equivalent, ASCP certified or equivalent board certification and references.

To receive full credit for your qualification, be sure to describe experience, training, awards, selfdevelopments and achievements, which demonstrate the level of knowledge, skills and abilities
that you have. You may write down your qualifications on this sheet or if you prefer to, you may
write them down on a separate piece of paper.

1.) Must be registered with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists or equivalent board
accrediting agency.
2.) Previous knowledge of and computer skills required to work with the Resource and Patient
Management System (RPMS) computer system and Electronic Health Records (EHR).
3.) Knowledge and skills required to perform phlebotomy procedures on all ages of patients.
4.) Must be able to work all shifts independently with short turn-around times.
5.) Must be able to respond to trauma situations at a moment’s notice.



Why work with WorldWide Medical?

  • Weekly Pay- Direct Deposit every Friday
  • Malpractice insurance coverage
  • Full service housing & travel scheduling
  • Employer paid health insurance

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