Phlebotomist, 40hr - Days, **Benefits Start Day One**

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 176210-1A
Date Posted: Jun 15, 2022
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.

 

About the Job

JOB SUMMARY

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by drawing blood from patients and collecting and documenting specimens based on physician orders.  This clinical staff position is the face of the lab and their effort starts the whole laboratory process, providing phlebotomy draws with attention to patient comfort and the physician orders.  Timely and accurate processing and documentation of the specimens impact the entire laboratory process.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education Required:  High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required: Phlebotomy experience or certification.

Preferred: At least one year of clerical or secretarial experience. 

 

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS

Preferred: Phlebotomy certification          

 

JOB FUNCTIONS

Consistent with the PROMISE principles and inherent in a hospital environment, employees must be flexible in meeting patients’ and the Hospital’s needs. While the list below describes the primary functions of this job, all employees at Winchester Hospital need to recognize that an essential element of their job is the ability to respond to unanticipated and/or changing situations.  This may result in assuming responsibilities or tasks which are not on this list.

As part of the Laboratory team, this position:

  • Registers patients.  Enters physician orders.
  • Prepares the patient, verifies identification and physician orders, draws blood with attention to patient comfort, and labels specimen accurately with essential information.
  • Receives, and packs specimens, expediting the delivery process for lab processing.
  • Documents receipt of specimens in electronic medical record system.
  • Runs daily reports and addresses issues as pertinent.

 

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTIONS 

  • Off-sites:
    • Orders supplies maintaining adequate supplies given limited space and stocking supplies
    • Open and close facilities ensure security measures are followed.
    • May perform EKGs, depending on site.
  • Hospital:
    • Conducts draws and specimen retrievals in patient rooms, the emergency department and other hospital departments.
    • Delivers specimens, ensuring timely delivery for lab processing.
    • Stocks supplies
  • Home Visits
  • Travel to the patient, providing their own transportation.
  • Communicates any patient related concerns to the Phlebotomy Supervisor.

Shift

Shift: Day; Start Time at 5:00am

Hours: 40 Hours Weekly

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.