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Phlebotomist - Floating Shifts
Cambridge, MassachusettsOrganization Facility: Mount Auburn Hospital Category: Cardiology Job ID: JR18061 Date posted: 05/25/2023
When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
Work Shift:Rotating (United States of America)
Primary Responsibilities (including but not limited to)
- Collects blood specimens from adult and pediatric patients using venipuncture and capillary techniques, and following standard or prescribed methods and procedures.
- Performs EKGs as assigned, following SOP’s.
- Interfaces with the Laboratory sections in the timely expedition of specimen procurement and assures proper labeling and transport of the specimens.
- Performs associated clerical duties such as data entry on both the hospital and Laboratory computers.
- Maintains blood-drawing area(s) in a clean and safe condition according to hospital and department policies and procedures.
- Rotates weekends and holidays as needed or assigned.
- Rotates shift hours and off-sites (including Residential Client Services), drawing stations as needed or assigned.
- Registers outpatients into the system, with the correct insurance, demographic, and physician office data included.
- Places correct tests ordered by physicians and outreach offices and appropriately labels specimens.
- Delivers all specimens to their appropriate Laboratory areas, with emphasis on the timely delivery of Stat specimens and tests requiring specialized attention.
- High school graduate or equivalent with the ability to read, write, and comprehend instructions and have a basic knowledge of human anatomy.
- Ability to read and write at level three as documented on "Invest," the hospital's Employee Learning Laboratory software.
- Ability to develop technical skills and become familiar with policies and procedures. Need for general analytical skills to resolve minor conflicts and problems.
- High level of interpersonal skills to interface with section staff, patients, physicians, and nurses in a professional manner