Geriatric Phlebotomist

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 159297-1A
Date Posted: Dec 17, 2019
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

Position Summary:

The Geriatric Phlebotomist provides Laboratory services as part of the patient care team, by performing age-appropriate phlebotomy procedures for patients in sub-acute, long term care health facilities, adult day care centers, and private homes. The Geriatric Phlebotomist Acts as a liaison between customers and the laboratory.  Primary responsibilities are: to perform all aspects of specimen collection, labeling, preparation/preservation, packaging, transport and delivery to appropriate testing area; to perform LIS procedures such as registration, processing, order entry, labeling and results reporting; to maintain/modify filing system; to communicate with facilities/physician offices and coordinate patient orders using scheduling software. 

 

The Geriatric Phlebotomist is responsible to perform duties within established time frames, while maintaining accurate and detailed records. He/She assumes responsibility for compliance with all State, Federal, Hospital and Laboratory policies and procedures. This position requires strict adherence to quality control guidelines to ensure the integrity of laboratory specimens and accuracy of results.  Weekend, holiday and on-call rotation is required, with dependable transportation.

Scheduled Hours

28 hours per week, day shift.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Qualifications

 High School graduate or equivalent

 Successful completion of approved phlebotomy program

 2 years experience required

 Customer service and computer skills/experience are required

 Valid State Driver’s License

 Phlebotomy Certification Preferred