Certified Phlebotomist & Nurse Technician
Peter O’Connor is a certified phlebotomist (a specialist in blood draws and blood testing), EKG technician, and Nurse Technician for New York House Call Physicians highly capable of performing home blood testing, home phlebotomy, and various other home testing on house calls in the New York area.
Mr. Peter O’Connor completed his Associates in Applied Science Degree at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, New York (2003). Peter O’Connor then went on to obtain his Nurse Technician Certification at the Caliber Training Institute in New York City, New York (2004).
Clinical phlebotomy training and proficiency occurred at St. Mary’s Hospital in Troy, New York (2004) where Peter O’Connor ultimately was asked to perform blood testing on the most difficult patients when the nurses were unsuccessful, namely those on the oncology, geriatric, dialysis, and pediatric floors.
Peter O’Connor obtained additional training at Laboratory Corporation of America in Jackson Heights, New York (2004-2005), working namely with patients with challenging veins for drawing blood (i.e. pediatric and geriatric patients).
Peter O’Connor is a highly experienced and friendly medical assistant and phlebotomist who has been working with New York House Call Physicians since its inception in 2005. His training, responsibilities, and proficiencies include office and home phlebotomy using standard venipuncture techniques, evacuated tube system/syringe needle techniques, lancet techniques, and butterfly techniques; electrocardiograms; vital sign collection; urine and stool test collection; infection control; contamination control; and medication dispensation. Virtually any blood test you would expect at a doctor’s office or emergency room, Peter O’Connor can perform in your home on a house call.
Please contact New York House Call Physicians for further information on home phlebotomy and home blood, urine, or stool testing.