Sr Research Phlebotomist

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 172443-1A
Date Posted: Apr 6, 2022
Category: Clinical Support

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Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary:  Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Manager independently performs venipuncture and capillary punctures on adult and pediatric patients.  This position requires the use of several computer systems (MISYS, LCMC, and IDX).  Processing of specimens for analysis may be required.  Special assignments may include training of new employees, teaching students, and performing special projects as assigned.  The Sr. Phlebotomist II is expected to supervise the section in the absence of a manager.  Phlebotomists rotate weekends and holidays, and work at off-site locations as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

 Education:  High school diploma or equivalent.

 Licensure, Certification, Registration: Certification by American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Board of Registry preferred but not required.  

 Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:     

  • Manual dexterity and acuity necessary to perform venipuncture accurately on patients who are difficult draws.
  • Interpersonal verbal and written English language skills sufficient to exchange information with patients, physicians and other colleagues.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure and to handle stress of high patient volume.
  • Ability to prioritize work to assure patient wait times are met and phlebotomy rounds are complete.
  • Ability to supervise daily activities in the absence of a manager.
  • Ability to provide technical guidance, instruction, and leadership, to lower level professional staff within area of expertise.
  • Ability to identify and evaluate problems and to effect corrective action procedures and modifications.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • In the absence of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.
    Experience:    Five years of full time phlebotomy experience with at least one year at Lahey Clinic.

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.