Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Under general supervision of the Supervisor of Clinical Support Services, the individual collects specimens for laboratory analysis including blood and urine. Explains safety protocols and procedures to patients, is customer focused and provides certain clerical functions.
Collect blood using good judgment, reasonable and prudent care and according to policies and procedures, including but not limited to the following:
Review prior to collection a standard checklist which includes checking for potential adverse reactions such as history of fainting, and latex allergy.
Is customer focused and puts the needs of patients first
Maintains patient privacy, and follows all HIPAA guidelines
With training, or if qualified by competency review, provide EKG, clerical and specimen transport functions.
With training, or if qualified by competency review, provide pediatric and ancillary services to phlebotomy operations serviced by Laboratory Support Services.
Provide reception and associated clerical functions at Specimen Collection center front desk including Fax receipt and send, filing of orders, answering telephones and placing requisitions in queue according to policies and procedures.
Maintain adequate supply inventory, and complete monthly inventory checks as assigned.
Satisfy annual required continuing education for phlebotomists and mandatory life safety, HIPAA and other required training.
Work in collaboration with and practice good team working and communication skills with co-workers.
Adhere to unit polices for dress code, and other areas of personal presentation such as, but not limited to fingernail policy and personal hygiene, and interpersonal communications.
Adhere to unit polices for attendance, time off, scheduling, breaks, lunch etc.
* High School diploma or equivalent required
Minimum 2 years experience as a phlebotomist.
Certification in phlebotomy STRONGLY preferred.