Serves as the technical expert and provides day-to-day supervision of Phlebotomy and/or Receiving and Processing areas. 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 Geisinger Health System and Geisinger Medical Laboratories' clients.
Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical areas. Promotes standardization through collaboration and coordination within a specialty.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
Works under the supervision and administrative direction of the Supervisor, Team Leader, or Operations Director.
Competencies and Skills:
Demonstrates proficiency in use of personal computers
Demonstrates effective organizational and communication skills.
Demonstrates knowledge of the techniques and procedures of the phlebotomy and/or receiving and processing areas of the Geisinger Medical Laboratories.
Demonstrates the ability to interact positively with people and be able to manage human resources.
Demonstrates a high level of service commitment.
Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Associate's degree with two years Phlebotomy or combined Phlebotomy and Receiving and Processing experience or a minimum of five years phlebotomy or combined phlebotomy and receiving and processing experience required.
Certification as a phlebotomy technician from a nationally recognized agency, i.e., American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or National Certification Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel (NCA) required.
Equivalent training or experience to perform functions of the position may substitute for certification.
Three months to become familiar with all aspects of the position required.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Work is typically performed in a laboratory environment. Possible exposure to infectious diseases. May handle hazardous chemicals. Must comply with applicable safety procedures. Standing - remaining on one's feet in an upright position. Sitting - maintaining concentration while sitting for prolonged periods. Handling - seizing, holding, grasping, or otherwise working with hands. Fingering - picking, pinching, or otherwise working with fingers. Vision requirements - able to pass standardized color vision test. Must wear protective equipment (as required by test performed) - eye protection, face protection, lab coat, non-sterile medical gloves.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR 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.
GEISINGER-COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (G-CMC), Scranton, Pa., is an acute care hospital licensed for 297 beds and houses the only Level II Trauma Center in Lackawanna County and Scranton’s only neurosurgery program and adult in-patient behavioral health unit. It is also home to comprehensive cardiovascular and orthopaedic services, as well as a broad range of other surgical and radiological services.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.