Phlebotomist, Geisinger Medical Center (Full Time) (Evenings)
Posted on: September 17, 2023
Job Title: Phlebotomist, Geisinger Medical Center (Full Time)
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Phlebotomy, Lab
Work Type: Full time
Department: GMC Phlebotomy Team
Date Posted: 07/24/2023
Job ID: R-49929
Job Summary$5,000 sign on bonus for qualified applicants!
Phlebotomist II is responsible and accountable for performing a
wide range of tasks to provide a specimen of highest analytical
quality for testing and accurate information for the system and
medical laboratories' clients. Phlebotomist II can independently
perform venipunctures and skin punctures on all age groups, from
neonates through adults. Phlebotomist II will obtain blood
specimens, process specimens for analysis, utilize the appropriate
computer systems to register patients, facilitate billing, and
perform overall specimen accessioning and processing. Phlebotomist
II will have interpersonal communication ability to explain the
blood drawing process and to show a comforting attitude toward
- Performs venipunctures and skin punctures to obtain blood
specimens according to Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute
- Exhibits knowledge of adequate and correct collection
- Performs accessioning procedures appropriately and accurately
to ensure positive identification of the specimens.
- Recognizes and resolves discrepancies as appropriate.
- Evaluates specimen suitability and acceptability.
- Resolves or refers problems as appropriate.
- Performs testing and records Point of Care instrument
maintenance, troubleshooting, and quality control as assigned.
- Handles and replenishes reagents and supplies according to
established protocols as assigned.
- Follows established reporting procedures as appropriate.
- Records and reports problems and solutions as appropriate.
- Navigates and accesses multiple computer applications as
- Knows and abides by related policies and procedures including
- Provides phlebotomy coverage as required to Medical Group
offices, skilled nursing facilities, or performs in-home phlebotomy
for homebound patients.
- Successful completion of initial and subsequent competency
exams required.Work is typically performed in a clinical
environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific
obligations and complying with all organization policies and
procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not
intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements
considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional
competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific
orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the
job related to that position.
Position Details$5,000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS!*As a
phlebotomist, you'll support Geisinger's mission of providing
exceptional patient care through innovative, efficient, and
high-quality laboratory services. At Geisinger, our phlebotomists
are the friendly faces that collect samples to be analyzed by our
state-of-the-art labs. Supporting a varied patient population,
you'll be responsible for venipunctures/skin punctures on patients
in our inpatient setting.There are many other tasks our
phlebotomists complete, such as troubleshooting physician orders,
processing specimens for testing, as well as aiding our patients.We
have many different skill levels in our labs, from new to
experienced phlebotomists, and all skill levels are well utilized.
Geisinger employs phlebotomists in roles I, II, and III. We also
have numerous staff members who pursue their ASCP certification and
become trainers for our department!Phlebotomist I, II and III
qualifications will be considered at appropriate compensation.
Salary commensurate with experience. Experience as a nursing
assistant (NA), certified nursing assistant (CNA), medical
assistant (MA), certified medical assistant (CMA) or similar will
be considered! Military experience will be considered. US Army 68W
Combat Medic, 18D, US Navy Hospital Corpsman, and related medical
specialties. -$5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS!*
-Geisinger benefits include, but are not limited to: -
- Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance,
that starts day one of employment
- Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a
flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account
- Company-paid life, short-term disability, and long-term
- Competitive 401(K) plan that includes an automatic 5% Geisinger
contribution starting day one of employment
- PTO plan that allows you to earn more time more quickly
- MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and
earn monetary incentives
- Family support that includes adoption assistance, IVF and IUI
coverage, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free
Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved
ones.*Qualified applicants are those individuals who have not
worked in a full- or part-time capacity for Geisinger Medical
Laboratories in the last 18 months.
EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)Valid Driver's License - Default
Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about
caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger
family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone
as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure
colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our
knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the
caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know
that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds
makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come
from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse
workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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