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Beth Israel Lahey Health Phlebotomist / Full-Time 40 Hrs, Days in Boston, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Phlebotomist / Full-Time 40 Hrs, Days M-F (Rotating Weekends & Holidays), 5:30 AM- 2 PM

Phlebotomists under supervision perform venipuncture, fingersticks, and bleeding times on all patients at the BIDMC. This person obtains patient identification and maintains vein preservation and specimen labeling procedures. A Phlebotomist transports routine and STAT specimens to appropriate laboratories. Training and supply maintenance and ordering are assignments for Phlebotomists. The phlebotomist maintains excellent working relationships with internal and external clients. They are integral to the provision of excellent laboratory service.

As part of an unprecedented organizational initiative, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is now offering up to $3,000 in sign-on bonuses for Phlebotomist positions.

Sign-On Bonus Amounts:

All Phlebotomists: $3,000 for full-time (30+ hours, with one year of experience), $1,500 (20-29 hour w/ one year of experience) for part-time employees.

Important Details:

• Sign on bonuses are paid out in three payments. You will receive your first payment within the first 30 days of employment and is subject to applicable taxes. You will receive the second payment at six (6) months following your start date and is subject to applicable taxes. You will receive the third payment (remaining balance) at one (1) year following your start date and is subject to applicable taxes.

• Full time status at BIDMC is considered for schedules greater than or equal to 30 hours per week; part time status is 20 to 29 hours per week. Please note, per diem employees are not eligible for sign on bonuses.

• Current and Former BILH candidates - restrictions apply. BIDMC Internal employees or employees within the BILH system are not eligible for the bonus or if you have been employed by a BILH entity within the last 12 months.

• Please note, sign-on bonuses are subject to change based on the organization’s hiring needs and will be determined by Talent Acquisition on an ongoing basis. BILH/BIDMC Talent Acquisition reserves the right to change sign on bonus eligible jobs and amounts at any time.

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Perform venipunctures, including blood culture collection, and fingersticks ensuring proper ID/labeling of specimens and using vein preservation techniques.

  2. Perform and report bleeding times according to standard operating procedures.

  3. Ensure adequate stocking of supplies and report needs to phlebotomy leaders.

  4. Transports specimen from site of collection to site of testing.

  5. Participates in laboratory programs for QA, competency, mandatory training and continuing education.

Required Qualifications:

  1. High School diploma or GED required .

  2. Registration preferred: ASCP Registered,Certificate 1 preferred: NCA Certification

  3. 0-1 years related work experience required.

  4. Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.

Competencies:

  1. Written Communications: Ability to read, and write in English in order to understand basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively with patients, families and other medical center staff; and respond to basic questions.

  2. Oral Communications: Ability to understand spoken English in order to follow basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively in basic English with patients, families and medical center staff in response to routine questions.

  3. Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use them in routine situations. Specialized knowledge not required.

  4. Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.

  5. Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move through out the hospital campus

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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