Garnet Health

Phlebotomist

Job Locations US-NY-Harris
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/16/2021 2:02 PM)
ID
2021-22817
Physical Location
Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills
Campus : Location
US-NY-Harris
# of Openings
1
Category
Laboratory
FTE
1
Shift (1) : Shift Type
1 - Day
Shift (1) : If Other, Shift Slot
Days, (7a-3p) including rotating weekends and holidays.

Overview

Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills.  Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

Responsibilities

A phlebotomist is a trained supportive person who obtains venous, finger; heel punctures blood specimens for clinical laboratory examination. This staff member performs order entry functions in the laboratory computer system, performs DOT and EBT collection and testing. They also process specimens which are drawn in the hospital as well as specimens received from our outpatient accounts.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Phlebotomy program ending in certification preferred.                                               

 

Minimum Experience: Documentation of having completed 50 successful supervised, adult and pediatric venipuncture and 15 successful supervised adult and pediatric skin punctures preferred.  Must possess a driver’s license for Outreach activities.

                                                                               

Required Certification/Registration: ASCP certification preferred.  NYS MLT/MT licensure preferred.                   

 

Physical Requirements: Position will primarily be light work requiring lifting up to 25 pounds with occasional lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.  Occasional bending, twisting, stooping, kneeling and reaching is required.  Requires 80% sitting and 20% standing or walking.  Expressing or exchanging ideas by spoken word is required.

                                                                                                               

Working Conditions:

  • Environmental Demands and Exposure to Hazards: Works in a clean, well- lighted, heated or ventilated facility.  No routine exposure to hazards.
  • Physical Demands: Demonstrates physical and functional ability to perform full anatomical range of motion to accomplish tasks. Evidence of visual and aural acuity and finger and hand dexterity to operate computer and office equipment. Can withstand long periods of sitting, standing and/or constant walking. Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Mental Demands: Ability to foster collaborative relationships, to work well under pressure, to organize and synthesize new information, and prioritize tasks. Possesses critical thinking, analytical skills and flexibility. Ability to multi-task. Required detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled. Demonstrates sensitivity to customer needs and expectations. May be subject to irregular hours including evenings or potentially weekends to participate in operational and community events as necessary. 

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