Phlebotomist

Location
Brooklyn, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
4/20/2018
Closes
5/20/2018
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
 

As one of the nation's premier centers of excellence in patient care, medical education and biomedical research, NYU Langone Health (NYULH) provides a professional environment in which nurses can perform at their best and excel in their careers. Each and every day, is a new opportunity to learn, to grow, and to be a part of what makes us world-class.

 
 

NYULH nurses can choose from many clinical services and programs to begin or mature a professional career path that can span decades. The many opportunities that are available for nurses at all levels, from new Baccalaureate RN graduates to Advanced Practice Nurses, offer the ability to deliver world class nursing care in an intellectually-stimulating academic environment. Nurses at NYULH also demonstrate their professional practice through participation in the various councils that govern the practice of nursing, the quality of our care, and the discovery of new knowledge.

 
  NYU Lutheran Langone-Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The medical center is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Medical Center's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Phlebotomist.

In this role, the successful candidate Processes specimens for subsequent testing by technical staff. Collects blood as assigned. Performs general clerical and other related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Trained to recognize potential hazards in the workplace and proper procedures for handling hazardous substances. Those working in the Histology Department are trained in additional procedures for disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Transports inter and intradepartmental laboratory reports.
  • Occasionally escorts patients to other areas of the Medical Center.
  • Instructs patients on protocol for various laboratory tests.
  • Maintain and document temperatures of incubators and refrigeration equipment.
  • Collects blood by venipuncture or finger puncture on patients as assigned.
  • Prepares paperwork and specimens for the reference laboratory
  • Maintains inventory of section supplies.
  • Performs general clerical duties to include clocking-in and logging-in requisitions, distributing specimens to appropriate sections, answering telephone inquires, transmits reports (via telephone, fax, computer terminal), scheduling appointments, registering patients, maintaining statistics and generate computer logs and worksheets to verify proper specimen processing.
  • Processes specimens for subsequent testing by the technical staff. These duties to include centrifuging, separating, numbering, labelling, organizing, measuring (e.g. 24 hour urine specimens) and preparing 24 hour urine bottles (adding preservatives).

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a High School Graduate or G.E.D.
Completion of approved phlebotomy program with documentation of training or 200 hours of phlebotomy training required.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Lutheran Langone-Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Lutheran Langone-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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