Phlebotomist

Laboratory & Clinical Technicians Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center


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Requisition #: 195085
Title: Phlebotomist
Department:  MSSD-Phlebotomy
Grade: TEC6
Posting Date: October 8, 2019
Shift:  Nights
Status: Non-Exempt
Union:  UFCW
Hours:  20
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus

FLEX
3:45 am - 7:45 am M-F
Maybe required to work other hours/shifts per the needs of the department.
Maybe required to travel to other locations and campuses per the needs of the department.
Maybe required to work weekends and holidays per the needs of the department.

Position Summary:

Collects blood specimens by venipuncture and capillary from patients. Performs EKG, pulse oximetry, and point–of–care testing on inpatients and outpatients as required.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Performs venipuncture and capillary phlebotomy procedures on patients using appropriate specimen collection equipment and techniques.
  • Review requisition and orders from physicians to ensure appropriate tests are drawn and tests meet guidelines for Medical Necessity. Prepares Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) for tests that do not meet Medical Necessity guidelines and obtains appropriate signatures from patient and self.
  • Performs EKG, pulse oximetry and point–of–care testing procedures as requested and associated quality control and maintenance of instrumentation
  • Processes specimens including centrifugation, pour–off, aliquoting, labeling, and packaging.

Position Qualifications:

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

High School graduate with successful completion from a recognized program for training in phlebotomy or prior documented experience performing phlebotomy. Basic life support certification required within 3 months of employment, and maintenance of annual competencies in BLS.

Standards of Respect:

Standards of Respect
We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talentacquisition@umassmemorial.org. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.