Laboratory Assistant/Mobile Phlebotomist

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth - Plymouth, MA (30+ days ago)3.8


- Related course work is required
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This position provides direct patient care in multiple settings (hospital, ED, Nursing home, Outpatient Clinic, etc).
  • Computer operation as relevant to patient analysis, result reporting, patient demographics
  • Procurement of patient specimens for analysis.
  • Inventory record keeping as directed.
  • Bench maintenance as described in Blood-borne Pathogen Standard Manual.
  • Dispensation of patient results.
  • Train new employees.
  • Mobile phlebotomy, nursing home, and sick call on-call as directed.
  • As directed processes specimens that are being sent to reference laboratories.
  • Patient registration, receptionist duties, specimen collection and processing at various laboratory on & offsite drawing stations.
  • It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

    Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Typing skills of 30 WPM (typing test required at time of interview)
  • Anatomy and Physiology, or graduate from an approved course.
  • Valid Massachusetts car driver's license and insurance.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology (test required at time of interview)
  • Education Required

  • Written and verbal English skills at 12th grade level.
  • Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program/Certified Phlebotomist Program strongly preferred
  • Ability to perform statistical analysis at 12th grade level.
  • Registration/Certification
  • ASCP certification or eligible, must achieve and maintain certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Phlebotomy Certification strongly preferred