Phlebotomist, GSWB Medical Arts Building (Part Time) (Days)
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Job Title: Phlebotomist, GSWB Medical Arts Building (Part Time)
(Days)Location: Wilkes-Barre, PennsylvaniaJob Category: Diagnostic
Services, PhlebotomySchedule: Days Work Type: Part timeDepartment:
Clinic & Mobile Phlebotomy TeamDate Posted: 09/27/2021Job ID:
R-20226Job SummaryPhlebotomist II is responsible and accountable
for performing a wide range of tasks to provide a specimen of
highest analytical quality for testing and accurate information for
the system and medical laboratories' clients. Phlebotomist II can
independently perform venipunctures and skin punctures on all age
groups, from neonates through adults. Phlebotomist II will obtain
blood specimens, process specimens for analysis, utilize the
appropriate computer systems to register patients, facilitate
billing, and perform overall specimen accessioning and processing.
Phlebotomist II will have interpersonal communication ability to
explain the blood drawing process and to show a comforting attitude
toward patients.Job Duties
- Performs venipunctures and skin punctures to obtain blood
specimens according to Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute
- Exhibits knowledge of adequate and correct collection
- Performs accessioning procedures appropriately and accurately
to ensure positive identification of the specimens.
- Recognizes and resolves discrepancies as appropriate.
- Evaluates specimen suitability and acceptability.
- Resolves or refers problems as appropriate.
- Performs testing and records Point of Care instrument
maintenance, troubleshooting, and quality control as assigned.
- Handles and replenishes reagents and supplies according to
established protocols as assigned.
- Follows established reporting procedures as appropriate.
- Records and reports problems and solutions as appropriate.
- Navigates and accesses multiple computer applications as
- Knows and abides by related policies and procedures including
- Provides phlebotomy coverage as required to Medical Group
offices, skilled nursing facilities, or performs in-home phlebotomy
for homebound patients.
- Successful completion of initial and subsequent competency
exams required.Work is typically performed in a clinical
environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific
obligations and complying with all organization policies and
procedures.The specific statements in this profile are not intended
to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered
necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies
and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be
considered essential to the performance of the job related to that
position.Position DetailsAs a phlebotomist, you'll support
Geisingers mission of providing exceptional patient care through
innovative, efficient, and high-quality laboratory services. At
Geisinger, our phlebotomists are the friendly faces that collect
samples to be analyzed by our state-of-the-art labs. Supporting a
varied patient population, youll be responsible for
venipunctures/skin punctures on patients. There are many other
tasks our phlebotomists complete, such as troubleshooting physician
orders, processing specimens for testing, as well as aiding our
patients. We have many different skill levels in our labs, from new
to experienced phlebotomists, and all skill levels are well
utilized. Geisinger employs phlebotomists in roles I, II, and III.
We also have numerous staff members who pursue their ASCP
certification and become trainers for our department!Phlebotomist
I: Less than one year of phlebotomy experience. Can be a new
graduate from a phlebotomy training program.Phlebotomist II: At
least one year of phlebotomy experience OR graduation from a
NAACLS-accredited phlebotomy program. Phlebotomist III: At least
two years phlebotomy experience. Geisinger-financed ASCP
certification required within six months of hire. Phlebotomist I,
II and III qualifications will be considered at appropriate
compensation. Salary commensurate with experience. Experience as a
nursing assistant (NA), certified nursing assistant (CNA), medical
assistant (MA), certified medical assistant (CMA) or similar will
be considered! Military experience will be considered. US Army 68W
Combat Medic, 18D, US Navy Hospital Corpsman, US Air Force Combat
Medic. This position offers a competitive compensation package,
including medical, dental, vision, retirement, generous PTO!
Benefits start on day 1! EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent
(GED)- (Required)ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Laboratory
(Required)Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we
do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are
an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and
Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated
against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran
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