Phlebotomist (GWV) (Full Time) (Day) (Evergreen)
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Job Title: Phlebotomist (GWV) (Full Time) (Day) (Evergreen)
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Phlebotomy, Lab
Work Type: Full time
Department: GWV Phlebotomy Team
Date Posted: 11/08/2022
Job ID: R-39384
Job 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
- 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 Details$5,000 Sign on bonus for qualified applicants!
EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Laboratory (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)Certified Phlebotomy Specialist -
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP); Member of National
Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Services (NAACLS) -
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Services
(NAACLS); Valid Driver's License - Default Issuing Body
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 (GWV) (Full Time) (Day) (Evergreen), Other , Drums, Pennsylvania
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