Provides patient specimen collection to ensure the accurate and appropriate performance of patient testing while maintaining patient dignity, comfort and confidentiality.
This is an opportunity to work 9am-5:30pm during the week, rotating weekends and holidays (schedule subject to change).
Must have valid driver's license, auto insurance, and acceptable driving record.
Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards
Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements
Performs specimen collection to ensure the accurate and appropriate performance of patient testing while maintaining patient dignity, comfort and confidentiality
Ensures that correct patient ID is carried out through all stages of sample collection and processing
Assesses, identifies and addresses the special needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients
Utilizes appropriate phlebotomy equipment per patient type and difficulty
Performs specimen processing to ensure the accurate and appropriate performance of patient testing (where applicable)
Performs computer and clerical functions accurately to ensure accurate test ordering and reporting of patient results
Communicates errors to immediate supervisor or designee and completes appropriate section on Quality Event forms when errors are found
Performs and documents maintenance and troubleshooting procedures on laboratory equipment
Trade or vocational certification in Phlebotomy or equivalent combination of education and experience
Certified Phlebotomist (PBT) through American Society for Clinical Pathology preferred
Current valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation
Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task
Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)
Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection
Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves
Determines accuracy and relevance of information
Utilizes appropriate tools and staff resources along with sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations
At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.
We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.