Lahey Health Phlebotomist - 1st Shift 32 Hrs in Burlington, Massachusetts


Under supervision of Site Manager, responsible for drawing pediatric, adult and geriatric patients via venipuncture and finger sticks. Performs waived testing of blood and urine specimens and other routine testing and clerical responsibilities in preparation for laboratory processing.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

1) Monitor patient flow.

2) Perform venipuncture and finger stick phlebotomy; spin blood and prepare specimens in a timely manner in preparation for courier pickup/laboratory testing.

3) Perform dipstick urinalysis; collect urine and throat culture specimens and prepare for submission to the Laboratory.

4) Perform urine pregnancy tests and stool hematests.

5) Perform testing (i.e. electrocardiograms, spirometry testing, holter monitor testing, vision and hearing testing.)

6) Perform housekeeping, handle hazardous waste and keep laboratory area fully stocked.

7) Document and process encounter forms, lab requisitions and all necessary paperwork for third party billing.

8) Label tubes and samples, process and prepare labs and routine tests for pickup and delivery to Central Lab Provider.

9) Maintain log sheets for documentation of incoming and outgoing specimens.

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

11) Perform other related duties including data entry into laboratory computer and special projects as assigned.

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

13) Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles , Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities.

14) Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.

15) Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.

16) Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.

17) Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.

18) Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.

19) Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.

20) Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.

21) Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.


Education: High school graduate or equivalent.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: BLS certification through American Heart Association or agreement to obtain within one year 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: Six months phlebotomy experience.


DAYS, 32hrs with every 4th weekend.

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