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Phlebotomist -GCMC- Full Time - Rotation

Company: Geisinger
Location: Hunlock Creek
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Phlebotomist -GCMC- Full Time - Rotation
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Phlebotomy, Lab
Schedule: Rotation
Work Type: Full time
Department: GCMC Phlebotomy Team
Date Posted: 05/23/2024
Job ID: R-62777
Job SummaryJoin our team at Geisinger Medical Laboratories. You can find your passion for caring and innovation as a team member in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Our mission is to provide exceptional patient care through innovative, efficient, and high-quality laboratory services.
Job DutiesPhlebotomist 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.

  • Performs venipunctures and skin punctures to obtain blood specimens according to Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute guidelines.
  • Exhibits knowledge of adequate and correct collection requirements.
  • 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 needed.
  • Knows and abides by related policies and procedures including compliance policies.
  • 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 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 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, 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, and related medical specialties. -
    • Hiring Incentive: This position qualifies for a $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS - for eligible candidates.Geisinger cares about not only its patients and members but also about you and your family. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to ensure that you and your loved ones can maintain good health, achieve financial stability, and excel both personally and professionally. We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves. To learn more: -Benefits of working at Geisinger:
      • Full benefits (health, dental and vision) starting on day one -
      • Three medical plan choices, including an expanded network for out-of-area employees and dependents - -
      • Pre-tax savings plans with healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA) and---a health savings account (HSA) - -
      • Company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage - -
      • 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions - -
      • Generous paid time off (PTO) plan that allows you to accrue time quickly - -
      • Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement per calendar year - -
      • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health while earning a financial incentive - -
      • Family-friendly support including adoption and fertility assistance, parental leave pay, military leave pay and a free Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones - -
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Referrals for childcare, eldercare, & pet care. Access free legal guidance, mental health visits, work-life support, digital self-help tools and more. - -
      • Voluntary benefits including accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity insurance, identity theft protection, universal life and pet and legal insurance - -
        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 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.

Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Phlebotomist -GCMC- Full Time - Rotation, Healthcare , Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania

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