Phlebotomist

Practice Area healthcare/allied-other
Job Family Allied Other
Job Type Contract To Perm
Location Metrowest Boston
Location: Needham, MA
Department: Lab
Schedule: 10:30-5:30pm, Mon-Fri
Duration: Contract to start
On-Call: No

Summary:
Obtains blood samples and other non-blood specimens from patients and may deliver samples to the laboratory. Provides factual information concerning laboratory tests, according to procedure. The job tasks will vary based on the needs of the site.

The responsibilities of a Lab Associate/Phlebotomist are tremendous and varied:
  • This candidate must serve as a Service Excellence ambassador of the laboratory and must please numerous customers including the patient, the patient’s family, nurses, doctors, and laboratory professional Co-workers performing the lab tests.
  • Accuracy, reliability, and even cost-effectiveness of Point of Care laboratory tests and Venipuncture are required.
  • Assists in performing venipuncture and skin puncture on patients for analysis or other medical purposes.
  • Obtains blood samples from patients and may deliver samples to the laboratory.
  • Performs clerical duties involving test results and patient charges.
  • Provides factual information concerning laboratory tests, according to standard procedure.
Education:
  • U.S. High School diploma or GED or non-U.S. High School diploma deemed equivalent after evaluation of the diploma by either Center for Educational Documentation (CED) or North American Education Group (NAEG).
Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum of 2 years of current phlebotomy experience with both adult and geriatric patients required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and certification for CPR preferred.
  • Outstanding customer service skills a must. Busy environment with frequent deadlines and interruptions.
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Position ID: 38970