Phlebotomist, GSWB Mobile (Full Time) (Nights)
Location: Harveys Lake
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Job Title: Phlebotomist, GSWB Mobile (Full Time) (Nights)
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Phlebotomy, Lab
Work Type: Full time
Department: Clinic & Mobile Phlebotomy Team
Date Posted: 09/30/2022
Job ID: R-38702
Job Summary$5,000 sign on incentive for qualified applicants!
Phlebotomist levels I, II, and III will be considered.
Phlebotomist III, while being independent and successful at
performing venipuncture and skin puncture on a wide range of
patients, is also able to aide in the training of the Phlebotomist
I in all aspects of the Laboratory. Phlebotomists are responsible
for an interpersonal relationship with the patient who they are
meant to collect blood samples from. It's the duty of a
phlebotomist to make patients feel relaxed and protected while
collecting a blood sample. The ability to explain the blood drawing
process to patients and to show a comforting attitude toward
patients creates an amiable environment. The Phlebotomist insures
proper identification, labeling and transporting of blood samples
and other body fluids. They are responsible for keeping the work
environment clean as well as properly disposing of contaminated
- Performs the duties of a Phlebotomist I and II as per Clinical
Laboratory Standards Institute guidelines.
- Exhibits accuracy in specimen identification, labeling,
accessioning, processing, and patient billing.
- Recognizes and resolves discrepancies as appropriate.
- Evaluates specimen suitability and acceptability.
- Serves as a resource for Phlebotomist and Lab Assistants for
- Accurately processes specimens for analysis according to
prescribed procedure and provides for timely transport of the
specimen to the appropriate specimen processing or analyzing
- Insures appropriate levels of reagents and supplies for point
of care are maintained.
- Assist the Technical Specialist to investigative issues
including Morning Report, lost in lab specimens, missing
- Assist the Technical Specialist to complete: Personal
Protective Equipment audits; competencies; remedial training;
- Serves as a preceptor for training of new staff and
- In the absence of the Technical Specialist, serves as the
technical resource for Phlebotomist and Lab Assistant and knows and
abides by the policies and procedures including compliance
- Provides phlebotomy coverage as required to Community Practice
Clinics, skilled nursing facilities, or performs in-home phlebotomy
for homebound patients.
- Successful completion of initial and subsequent competency
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 Details$5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS!As a
phlebotomist, you'll support Geisinger's 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,
you'll be responsible for venipunctures/skin punctures on patients
in our inpatient setting.There are many other tasks our
phlebotomists complete, such as troubleshooting physician orders,
processing specimens for testing, as well as aiding our
-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, 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.$5,000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS!This position
offers a competitive compensation package, including medical,
dental, vision, retirement, fertility (including IVF) and adoption
benefits, and generous PTO! Benefits start on day 1!
EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
ExperienceMinimum of 2 years-Laboratory (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)Certified Phlebotomy Specialist -
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
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 know
that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds
makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come
from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse
workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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