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Phlebotomist (GLH) (Part Time) (Rotate)

Company: Geisinger
Location: Woodward
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Phlebotomist (GLH) (Part Time) (Rotate)
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Phlebotomy, Lab
Schedule: Rotation
Work Type: Part time
Department: GLH Laboratory Team
Date Posted: 02/01/2024
Job ID: R-57799
Job SummaryGeisinger benefits include, but are not limited to:
--- Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, that starts day one of employment
--- Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
--- Company-paid life, short-term disability, and long-term disability insurance
--- Competitive 401(K) plan that includes an automatic 5% Geisinger contribution starting day one of employment
--- PTO plan that allows you to earn more time more quickly
--- MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn monetary incentives
--- Family support that includes adoption assistance, IVF and IUI coverage, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones.

Phlebotomist II has at experience and can independently perform venipunctures and skin punctures on all age groups, from neonates through adults, to obtain blood specimens, knowledge of processing specimens for analysis, and the ability to utilize the appropriate computer systems to register patients, facilitate billing, accession laboratory specimens, and provide information. Phlebotomist II is responsible and accountable for performing a wide range of tasks to provide a specimen of highest analytical quality for testing and accurate information for clients, including performing duties to support the goals and objectives to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction. It's the duty of a phlebotomist to make patients feel relaxed and protected while collecting a blood sample. The ability to explain the blood drawing process to patients and to show a comforting attitude toward patients creates an amiable environment.
Job Duties

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and performs venipunctures and skin punctures to obtain blood specimens according to Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute guidelines.
  • Exhibits knowledge of adequate and correct collection requirements.
  • Performs accessioning procedures appropriately and accurately to ensure positive identification of the specimens.
  • Demonstrates good problem-solving skills.
  • Recognizes and resolves discrepancies as appropriate.
  • Evaluates specimen suitability/acceptability.
  • Resolves or refers problems as appropriate.
  • Performs testing and records Point-of-Care instrument maintenance, troubleshooting, and quality control as assigned.
  • Handles and replenishes reagents and supplies according to established protocols as assigned.
  • Follows established reporting procedures, computerized, verbal, and manual, as appropriate.
  • Records and reports problems and solutions as appropriate.
  • Navigates and accesses multiple computer applications including laboratory and hospital computer systems and the internet as needed.
  • Knows and abides by policies and procedures including compliance policies.
  • Provides phlebotomy coverage as required to group offices, skilled nursing facilities, or performs in-home phlebotomy for homebound patients.
  • Successful completion of initial and subsequent competency exams required.
    Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
    Position DetailsUSWAs a phlebotomist, you'll support Geisinger's mission of providing exceptional patient care through innovative, efficient, and high-quality laboratory services. At Geisinger, our phlebotomists are the friendly faces that collect samples to be analyzed by our state-of-the-art labs. Supporting a varied patient population, you'll be responsible for venipunctures/skin punctures on patients in our inpatient setting.There are many other tasks our phlebotomists complete, such as troubleshooting physician orders, processing specimens for testing, as well as aiding our patients.We have many different skill levels in our labs, from new to experienced phlebotomists, and all skill levels are well utilized. Geisinger employs phlebotomists in roles I, II, and III. We also have numerous staff members who pursue their ASCP certification and become trainers for our department!Phlebotomist I, II and III qualifications will be considered at appropriate compensation. Salary commensurate with experience. Experience as a nursing assistant (NA), certified nursing assistant (CNA), medical assistant (MA), certified medical assistant (CMA) or similar will be considered! Military experience will be considered. US Army 68W Combat Medic, 18D, US Navy Hospital Corpsman, and related medical specialties. -
    EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
    ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Healthcare (Preferred)
    Certification(s) and License(s)Member of National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Services (NAACLS) - National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Services (NAACLS)
    Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Harrisburg , Phlebotomist (GLH) (Part Time) (Rotate), Healthcare , Woodward, Pennsylvania

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