Lahey Health Phlebotomist/Full-Time - Beverly in Beverly, Massachusetts

Job Description

Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Site Manager and the general supervision of the Laboratory Manager independently performs venipuncture and capillary punctures on adult and pediatric patients and is familiar with patient and specimen requirements. Performs processing of specimens and routes specimens to the appropriate laboratory for analysis. Performs a variety of clerical duties associated with the operation of the Lahey Health EPIC EHR. Performs special projects as assigned. May be required to work at off-site locations as needed. Acts as a preceptor for new phlebotomy staff as needed or directed by the Site Manager or Laboratory Manager. Performs laboratory waived testing and quality control.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  1. Centrifuge blood and prepare specimens in a timely manner in preparation for courier pickup/laboratory testing.

  2. Perform dipstick urinalysis; urine pregnancy testing and rapid strep testing; collect urine and throat culture specimens and prepare for submission to the Laboratory. .

  3. Performs daily, weekly and monthly quality control of laboratory testing in accordance with Lahey Health Primary Care CGP SOP and manufacturer guidelines..

  4. Perform testing (i.e. electrocardiograms, spirometry testing, vision and hearing testing and glucose monitoring.) Site specific.

  5. Perform Laboratory housekeeping, handle hazardous waste and maintain laboratory inventory.

  6. Maintain log sheetr documentation for Waived testing program.

  7. Verbally report lab results to providers, and deliver appropriate lab results reports when received from central laboratory. Remove

  8. Acts as preceptor for new phlebotomy staff as needed and requested by Site Manager or Laboratory Manager.

  9. Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, safety, environment and infection control standards.

  10. Achieves and maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association, according to departmental standards (within one year)..

  11. Adheres to all coroporate policies relating to patient identification and specimen labeling in the ambulatory environment.

  12. Prepare packing lists for specimen transport to Burlington/North, ensure all specimens have been processed appropriately utilizing specimen outstanding list and send out bench list. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High school graduate or equivalent.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Completion of phlebotomy certification program with externship is preferred but not required. Additional certification by American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Board of Registry is preferred but not required.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Organized, accurate and detail oriented. Good interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients and providers. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume environment required.

Experience: 1+ years of phlebotomy experience and demonstrated proficiency in the phlebotomy field. Experience with pediatric and adult phlebotomy including newborns required. Shift DAYS

About Lahey Health

At Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, as one of the world's premier health care organizations, we provide superior health care leading to the best possible outcome for every patient. We exceed our patients' high expectations for service each day. We also help advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders

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