Lab Associate/Phlebotomist

Location: Gloucester, MA
Job ID: 171245-1A
Date Posted: Nov 10, 2021
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

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Currently offering a $1,500.00 sign on bonus

Welcome to Addison Gilbert Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Addison Gilbert Hospital is a full service, 70-bed medical/surgical acute care facility in Gloucester, MA. Founded in 1889, the hospital provides state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient care to residents of the Cape Ann community in specialties such as radiology, cancer care, primary and pediatric care, cardiology, inpatient geriatric services, and emergency medicine. Addison Gilbert Hospital continues to score among the top hospitals in the nation 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.

Addison Gilbert 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 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. 

Requires multi-campus rotation.  Responsible for working weekends, holidays, and for covering other than primary shift, as assigned.

Scheduled Hours

40 hours per week

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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

Qualifications

Education/Experience: 

High school graduate or equivalent; successful completion of approved phlebotomy program; completion of a phlebotomy internship; 1 year experience.

Certification/License:  

Phlebotomy Certification preferred.
Basic Life Support Certification required within 90 days of hire.