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Phlebotomist - Wellsboro, PA - Full Time

  • Job ID: 275989465
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Primarily Day/Evening
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Soldiers+Sail
  • Department: LABORATORY CLINICAL
  • Location: 32-36 Central Avenue, Wellsboro PA 16901
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $14.91 to $22.37 / hour

Description

Are you a Phlebotomist interested in a career that provides plenty of opportunity for growth and development? If you're passionate about patient care and looking for a career that offers great benefits and plenty of room for growth, we invite you to explore this opportunity today!

UPMC Wellsboro Hospital is seeking a Full-time Phlebotomist to support the Laboratory department! This team comes with many years of experience and is dedicated to providing great service in a rural, community hospital setting!

A Phlebotomist, at UPMC, has the responsibility and accountability for accurately performing phlebotomy and specimen collection of inpatients and/or outpatients. Samples collected by the phlebotomist are used for laboratory test procedures that are essential in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. The Phlebotomist may also perform computer, courier, and clerical functions that are essential to laboratory operations. The Phlebotomist works in conjunction with and under the supervision of the Medical Technologists.

This position will work primarily day (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) and evening (3pm - 11:30pm) shifts., along with holiday rotation schedule and will be required to work every third weekend. Flexibility is strongly preferred due to the possibility of having to cover shifts as needed based on business needs.

Responsibilities:
  • Interact with all laboratory customers courteously and professionally; responds to telephone inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Following proper patient identification procedures, procures appropriate blood specimens by venipuncture, heelstick and fingerstick. 
  • As required, instructs patients on the collection procedures for laboratory specimens that are obtained by the patient, and may collect samples other than blood.
  • Demonstrates dependability, reliability, and independent judgment recognizing priorities to accommodate department needs and acceptance of appropriate authority.
  • Specimen collection may be performed at off-site locations. 
  • Transports specimens from on- and off-site collection areas to the appropriate section of the laboratory following established safety procedures.
  • Adhere to established laboratory and hospital policies in areas of procedures, methods, quality control, quality assurance, safety, including hand hygiene techniques and proper isolation precautions., compliance and personnel policies.
  • As required, performs related clerical duties, and utilizes various computer functions to accurately enter demographic information into the information system(s), enters test orders, receives, cancels, charges, and credits tests, while ascertaining adequacy of patient information as well as sample identity.
  • Trains and orients new employees, students and residents, as applicable and as assigned.
  • Inform technical staff, supervisory personnel and/or pathologists of any unusual or problematic incidents.
  • May also perform arterial puncture following strict collection and post collection guidelines .
  • Monitors and maintains supplies for those functions for which the position is responsible; uses materials and reagents in a cost-effective manner.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Certification from an accredited Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant program is preferred.  
  • Minimum 6 months experience performing phlebotomy is preferred.
  • Medical terminology knowledge and laboratory information system experience preferred.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Phlebotomy Technician (PBT(ASCP)) or equivalent certification preferred.
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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