Location: Billerica, MA
Job ID: 170184-1A
Date Posted: Aug 30, 2021
Category: Clinical Technician
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 the direct supervision of the Site Manager and the general supervision of the Laboratory Manager independently performs venipuncture and capillary punctures on adult and pediatric patients and is familiar with patient and specimen requirements. Performs processing of specimens and routes specimens to the appropriate laboratory for analysis. Performs a variety of clerical duties associated with the operation of the Lahey Health EPIC EHR. Performs special projects as assigned. May be required to work at off-site locations as needed. Acts as a preceptor for new phlebotomy staff as needed or directed by the Site Manager or Laboratory Manager. Performs laboratory waived testing and quality control. Responsible for daily documentation to include refrigerator and room temperature.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
General Expectations include but are not limited to:
Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Completion of phlebotomy certification program with externship is preferred but not required. Additional certification by American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Board of Registry is preferred but not required.
Achieves and maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association, according to departmental standards (within one year).
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.
1+ years of phlebotomy experience and demonstrated proficiency in the phlebotomy field.
DAYS / FULL TIME 40 HOURS / BILLERICA