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Beth Israel Lahey Health Phlebotomist - Day Shift in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Rotating (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities (including but not limited to)

  • Collects blood specimens from adult and pediatric patients using venipuncture and capillary techniques, and following standard or prescribed methods and procedures.

  • Performs EKGs as assigned, following SOP’s.

  • Interfaces with the Laboratory sections in the timely expedition of specimen procurement and assures proper labeling and transport of the specimens.

  • Performs associated clerical duties such as data entry on both the hospital and Laboratory computers.

  • Maintains blood-drawing area(s) in a clean and safe condition according to hospital and department policies and procedures.

  • Rotates weekends and holidays as needed or assigned.

  • Rotates shift hours and off-sites (including Residential Client Services), drawing stations as needed or assigned.

  • Registers outpatients into the system, with the correct insurance, demographic, and physician office data included.

  • Places correct tests ordered by physicians and outreach offices and appropriately labels specimens.

  • Delivers all specimens to their appropriate Laboratory areas, with emphasis on the timely delivery of Stat specimens and tests requiring specialized attention.

Required Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent with the ability to read, write, and comprehend instructions and have a basic knowledge of human anatomy.

  • Ability to read and write at level three as documented on "Invest," the hospital's Employee Learning Laboratory software.

  • Ability to develop technical skills and become familiar with policies and procedures.

  • General analytical skills to resolve minor conflicts and problems.

  • High level of interpersonal skills to interface with section staff, patients, physicians, and nurses in a professional manner

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled