Full Job Description
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis—caring for the whole person—MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.
MedStar Georgetown’s centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet® nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetown’s healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership.
General Summary of Position:
The incumbent in this position performs a variety of functions associated with the collection, transportation and processing of laboratory specimens from outpatients. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards
High School Graduate or the equivalent (GED).
National Phlebotomy Association Certification, or ASCP, ASMT or AMT Certification, strongly preferred.
Basic knowledge of principles, methods and techniques of phlebotomy and laboratory specimen requirements.
Ability to learn and utilize hospital computer systems.
Able to remain calm and function in stressful situations.
Must have effective interpersonal skills and bedside manner since working with individuals who are ill and facing venipuncture procedures.