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Phlebotomist (FT, 40 Hours)

Bio Reference Laboratories, Inc • Queens, NY

Posted 10 days ago

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Full-Time
Biotechnology, Healthcare - Health Services
Other
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Job Description

We are looking for a Phlebotomist (40 hours per week) in our Jackson Heights, NY location.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 12:30pm-7:30pm, Saturday 11:30am-7:30pm

Position Summary:

The Phlebotomist provides expertise in blood draws and specimen preparation. Their ability to put patients at ease and obtain sufficient samples with minimal discomfort to patients across a wide demographic is critical to our commitment to high quality care for our patients and those of our partners.

Position Responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Experience doing blood draws, labeling specimens, centrifuging specimens, recording maintenance data and decontamination, updating patient information, etc.
  • Collects and stores specimens according to established procedures.
  • Properly explains in a clear but courteous manner the process of the venipuncture (blood drawing) and or other specimen collection (ex. urine or fecal) as required
  • Demonstrate technique/s using straight needles and/or butterfly needles.
  • Fully understand all of the physicians' orders.
  • Matches laboratory requisition forms to specimen tubes. Label, centrifuge, split, and freeze specimens as required by test order.
  • Check all test requisitions or computer label against script to ensure 100% correct.
  • Package specimens for transport
  • Stores specimen sample according to required temperature, places samples in appropriate collection container/ tube, accurately labels, follows different procedures as outlined by specific to protocol deemed necessary for transport to maintain integrity of the specimen.
  • Understand and comply with OSHA and DEP regulations.
  • Attend annual department trainings
  • Answer telephone calls, read laboratory results to satisfy inquiries.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Phlebotomy certification for the state where you will be employed as required (CA & LA require license, FL requires certification)
  • Minimum of 6 months' work experience performing venipunctures in a fast paced lab or hospital setting
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent patient interaction skills both in person and by phone
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently

BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Job ID: BRL-17-1892
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