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Resource Phlebotomist (24 hours, Sat/Sun 6:00am-6:00pm)
Needham, MassachusettsOrganization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Needham Category: Laboratory Job ID: JR37820 Date posted: 12/01/2023
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Work Shift:Day (United States of America)Job Summary: Performs, under supervision, routine and specialized blood drawing from patient to obtain specimens for use in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. This position services a population ranging in age from infancy to geriatric.
Serves as onsite phlebotomy subject matter expert and designated point person for operations of the designated sites in the absence of the Management
Scheduling and/or scheduling adjustments as needed
Reports operational and technical challenges to the manager routinely and implements per manager’s request at the designated sites
Ensures designated phlebotomy areas are clean, safe and meets regulatory compliance standards as described by the department, including routine walk through inspections
Training of staff on new procedures, updated procedures or retraining of current staff as needed
Job Description:Essential Responsibilities:
- Follows all procedures and protocols for blood collection
- Collects blood using proper safety and infection control procedures.
- Able to use the LIS and HIS proficiently: performing registration, test ordering, report printing
- Orders all tests on outpatients using all appropriate test codes and includes any needed comments.
- Processes Outreach samples effectively and efficiently
- High School diploma or GED required.
- Certificate 1 Phlebotomy Certificate preferred.
- 0-1 years related work experience required.
- Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.
- Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are based on specific instructions, standard practices and established procedures which generally require little or no supervision.
- Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are routine, somewhat repetitive and generally solved by following clear directions and procedures and by identifying opportunities for process improvements.
- Independence of Action: Ability to follow general instructions and procedures as provided. Work is monitored by supervisor/manager.
- Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.
- Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
- Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.
- Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.
- Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Neonatal:Birth to 6 months, Youth: 6 months to 16 years, Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move through out the hospital campus
As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.
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If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.
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