Hackensack Meridian Health

Phlebotomist (Full and Part Time)

Job ID
2022-117939
Department
Human Resources-Prof. Recruit
Site
HMH Hospitals Corporation
Job Location
US-NJ-Edison
Position Type
Full Time with Benefits
Standard Hours Per Week
Varies
Shift
Day
Shift Hours
Days
Weekend Work
Weekends as Needed
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
As Needed

Overview

How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day.  From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

 

The Phlebotomist registers and collects appropriate specimens from properly identified patients. The Phlebotomist receives specimens in the laboratory, enters required information into the designated computer application and delivers specimens to the correct departments. Accurate registration, timely collection, and specimen processing is essential for the efficient operation of the laboratory.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of the Clinlab Phlebotomist at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

 

  • Collects blood specimens from patients via venipuncture and skin puncture according to physician orders and applicable regulations, policies and procedures to ensure complete and accurate specimens for testing within established time guidelines.
  • Demonstrates accuracy in entering and canceling orders. Make corrections in LIS as necessary. Demonstrate knowledge in current downtime procedures. Accurately enters Clinlab comment for critical values.
  • Maintains accurate demographic information entry. Demonstrate knowledge in current downtime procedures. Monitor orders for potential expiration; obtain new order if needed. Contact patient/ designated caregiver to set up/ confirm appointment.
  • Properly identify patient using a minimum of 2 identifiers. Perform routine venipuncture on patients using proper techniques and procedures. Uses proper device selection. Collect specimens in proper container. Demonstrate accuracy in specimen labeling. Initial and distribute specimens to the appropriate section of the lab.
  • Participates in competency testing . Prepares supply requests for storeroom and delivery to other facilities. Review results from daily collection. Pleasantly answer phones and accurately report results to facility or physician's representative. Fax reports as requested.
  • Report Critical Values according to procedure. Inform supervisor of defective supplies/equipment. Maintain clean and organized work space. Exhibits flexibility when there are changes in job responsibilities. Performs additional duties as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum one year hospital lab experience.
  • Good manual dexterity-must satisfactorily complete on the job training provided by the Section Head with probationary period.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Valid Driver's License from a USA state.

 

Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

  •  PBT(ASCP) certification or equivalent.

 

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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