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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 161105-1A
Date Posted: Oct 20, 2020
Category: Clinical Support
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
The Laboratory Associate provides services as part of the patient care team. Primary responsibilities involve all aspects of specimen collection including registration, order entry, processing, packaging, preparation and transport of specimens. Performs age appropriate phlebotomy procedures on neonatal, pediatric, adult and/or geriatric patients. Assumes responsibility for compliance with all State, Federal, Hospital and Laboratory policies and procedures. Requires strict adherence to quality control guidelines to ensure the integrity of laboratory specimens and accuracy of results. Assumes responsibility for supply ordering and inventory control. Acts as a liaison between customers and the laboratory to ensure customer satisfaction with laboratory services by answering inquiries/resolving problems and relaying results. May perform Microbiological tasks including, but not limited to: planting of all culture types, preparing slides for staining, and incubating plates/plants at proper temperature.
Per diem, hours assigned as needed.
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.
High school graduate or equivalent; successful completion of approved phlebotomy program; completion of a phlebotomy internship; 1 year experience.
Phlebotomy Certification preferred.