Phlebotomist

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/19/2016

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA

Company
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Job Classification
Part Time
Company Ref #
17932BR
AJE Ref #
576192770
Location
Boston, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY: Phlebotomists performs phlebotomy services on all patients at BIDMC. This person obtains patient identification and maintains vein preservation and specimen labeling procedures. A Phlebotomist transports routine and STAT specimens to appropriate laboratories.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Perform venipunctures, including blood culture collection, and fingersticks ensuring proper ID/labeling of specimens and using vein preservation techniques.

* Perform and report bleeding times according to standard operating procedures.

* Ensure adequate stocking of supplies and report needs to phlebotomy leaders.

* Transports specimen from site of collection to site of testing.

* Participates in laboratory programs for QA, competency, mandatory training and continuing education.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* High School diploma or GED required .

* Registration preferred: ASCP Registered,Certificate 1 preferred: NCA Certification

* 0-1 years related work experience required.

* Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.

COMPETENCIES:

* WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS: Ability to read, and write in English in order to understand basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively with patients, families and other medical center staff; and respond to basic questions.

* ORAL COMMUNICATIONS: Ability to understand spoken English in order to follow basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively in basic English with patients, families and medical center staff in response to routine questions.

* KNOWLEDGE: Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use them in routine situations. Specialized knowledge not required.

* TEAM WORK: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.

* CUSTOMER SERVICE: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

PHYSICAL NATURE OF THE JOB:
Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move through out the hospital campus

Department Description
The Department of Pathology is integrally involved with the diagnosis of cancer and other major medical conditions through the gross and microscopic examination of tissue samples obtained from surgical procedures and endoscopy (Anatomic Pathology). Our department also provides clinical laboratory services to the hospital as well as consult services in the areas of clinical chemistry, hematopathology, microbiology, and transfusion medicine (Clinical Pathology).

NEED: To verify patient, draw blood, confirm blood, send to laboratory.

Expected availability is Rotating schedule 5:30a - 8:30a weekends and as needed and available.

EOE Statement
BIDMC is EOE M/F/VET/DISABILITY/GENDER IDENTITY/SEXUAL ORIENTATION

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the linked poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf