Phlebotomist - York Hospital - Full Time Nights

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 65361

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Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the appropriate supervisor, performs a variety of general support and some technical duties in specimen procurement, clerical office, central processing, other assigned areas, and/or a technical section. Functions in on- and/or off-site service areas. May be required to accept on-call responsibilities. May perform occasional in-charge duties in the absence of immediate supervisor. May prepare cytology slides and pathology specimens.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performs a variety of duties at progressively greater skill levels under varying degrees of supervision; records results. May operate a variety of laboratory instruments.
  2. Performs quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records.
  3. Trains other employees in day to day procedures.
  4. May receive specimens into the laboratory, process specimens, deliver specimens to on- and off-site locations, store specimens for future analysis and dispose of specimens.
  5. May receive and transport supplies, equipment, reports and specimens between the laboratory and other health care locations. May prepare/distill chemical solutions.
  6. May collect specimens as directed using appropriate or specified equipment for collecting and handling specimens.
  7. Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.
  8. Provides complete and accurate instructions to patients and other customers of the laboratory.
  9. May assist with autopsies and other duties as directed by the Coroner and/or pathologist.
  10. May review physician orders for supporting documentation.
  11. Resolves billing problems and/or receives insurance updates.
  12. Assists in care and maintenance of laboratory work area and furnishings/equipment.
  13. Attends meetings as required.
  14. Performs other related duties as identified.
  15. Answers telephones, routes callers, takes messages and provides routine information to callers.
  16. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  17. Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  18. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  19. Participates in educational programs and inservice meetings.
  20. Maintains required records, reports, and statistics as directed.
  21. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 6 - 12 months
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Preferred Courses:
    • Medical terminology; Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Phlebotomy Program if applicable
  • Required Certification:
    • Phlebotomy certification if applicable
  • Skills:
    • Good communications and computer skills
    • Req Protective Equipment
      • Eye Protection
      • Face Protection
      • Lab Coat or Apron
      • Mask
      • Non-Sterile Medical Gloves
      • Sterile Medical Gloves
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence. Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management.
Katelyn Baker
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)