Plebotomist

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 63764

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the appropriate supervisor, serves primarily as a lead technician, performing routine and specialized technical and some general support duties in specimen procurement, central processing, blood resources, anatomic pathology, and/or a technical section. Functions in on- and/or off-site service areas. May work any part of a 24 hour period. Routinely obtains and disseminates information. May be required to accept on-call responsibilities.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for daily operations of assigned area.
  2. Assists in selecting, training, orienting and evaluating staff. Prepares work schedules and makes recommendations for personnel actions.
  3. May document competency of employees and provide feedback to appropriate managers and/or supervisors regarding progress.
  4. Performs routine and/or specialized testing and procedures with supervision as appropriate.
  5. Performs the duties of a Laboratory Technician II.
  6. Performs a variety of duties at progressively greater skill levels under varying degrees of supervision; records results. May operate a variety of laboratory instruments.
  7. May assist with autopsies and other duties as directed by the Coroner and/or pathologist.
  8. Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.
  9. May serve as an instructor for the Phlebotomy Program. May conduct interviews. May document competency of students and provide feedback to appropriate managers and/or supervisors regarding progress. Maintains open lines of communication with Laboratory Education & Safety Specialist regarding the Phlebotomy Program and other training initiatives. Obtains feedback from students toìimprove the training for Support Services.
  10. May identify quality issues as they relate to educational, safety and laboratory function with regard to Support Services.
  11. Reports safety concerns, violations and/or questions to the appropriate individual and may assist with the completion of reports, summaries and inspections in order to assist with compliance safety related agencies. May conduct regularly scheduled fire drills and safety audits, and maintain accurate and complete Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) libraries for area(s) of assignment.
  12. Assists in care and maintenance of laboratory work area and furnishings/equipment.
  13. Attends meetings as required, and participates on committees as requested.
  14. Performs other related duties as identified.
  15. 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).
  16. 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.
  17. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  18. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.
  19. Maintains required records, reports, and statistics as directed.
  20. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 2 - 3 years
    • Req Cert/Registration: Phelbotomy certification, if applicable
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Preferred Courses:
    • Medical Terminology; Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Phlebotomy Program if applicable
  • Skills:
    • Performs component preparation and platelet apheresis; Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Req Protective Equipment:
      • Eye Protection
      • Face Protection
      • Lab Coat or Apron
      • Mask
      • Non-Sterile Medical Gloves
      • Sterile Medical Gloves
    • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of
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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

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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Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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)