Location: Wilkes Barre
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Job Title: Phlebotomist II
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Phlebotomy
Schedule: Per Diem
Work Type: Part time
Department: JM-GWV/GSWB Laboratory Division
Date Posted: 02/17/2021
Job ID: R-02430
Job Summary Phlebotomist 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
Job Duties Performs venipunctures and skin punctures to obtain
blood specimens according to Clinical Laboratory Standards
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
Successful completion of initial and subsequent competency exams
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.
Education High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Experience Minimum of 1 year-Laboratory (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s) Valid Driver's License - Default
Issuing Body; Member of National Accrediting Agency for Clinical
Laboratory Services (NAACLS) - National Accrediting Agency for
Clinical Laboratory Services (NAACLS); Certified Phlebotomy
Specialist - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
Our Purpose & Values OUR 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
Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Phlebotomist II, Other , Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
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