Phlebotomist - Family Practice

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Location: Lynnfield, MA
Job ID: 164199-1A
Date Posted: Dec 9, 2020
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Health Primary Care. With over 55 primary care practices in more than 30 nearby communities , our primary care physicians and care teams provide quality close to where our patients live or work. We have a team approach to patient care and have developed long-standing, mutually respectful relationships with local specialists at our affiliate hospitals to guide and support the most effective and efficient patient care. As part of the Beth Israel Lahey Health system, we now have the opportunity to care for even more individuals across eastern Massachusetts.

About the Job

Position Summary: Under supervision of Site Manager, responsible for drawing pediatric, adult and geriatric patients via venipuncture and finger sticks. Performs waived testing of blood and urine specimens and other routine testing and clerical responsibilities in preparation for laboratory processing.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:


  1. Monitor patient flow.


  • Perform venipuncture and finger stick phlebotomy; spin blood and prepare specimens in a timely manner in preparation for courier pickup/laboratory testing.


  • Perform dipstick urinalysis; collect urine and throat culture specimens and prepare for submission to the Laboratory.


  • Perform urine pregnancy tests and stool hematests.


  • Perform testing (i.e. electrocardiograms, spirometry testing, holter monitor testing, vision and hearing testing.)


  • Perform housekeeping, handle hazardous waste and keep laboratory area fully stocked.


  • Document and process encounter forms, lab requisitions and all necessary paperwork for third party billing.


  • Label tubes and samples, process and prepare labs and routine tests for pickup and delivery to Central Lab Provider.


  • Maintain log sheets for documentation of incoming and outgoing specimens.


  • Verbally report lab results to providers, and deliver appropriate lab results reports when received from central laboratory.


  • Perform other related duties including data entry into laboratory computer and special projects as assigned.



  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, safety, environment and infection control standards.


  • Incorporates Lahey Health Guiding Principles, Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities.


  • Complies with all Lahey Health Policies.


  • Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Health.


  • Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.


  • Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.


  • Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.


  • Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.


  • Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.


  • Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High school graduate or equivalent.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: BLS certification through American Heart Association or agreement to obtain within one year required.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Organized, accurate and detail oriented. Good interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients and providers. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume environment required.

Experience: Six months phlebotomy experience.




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.