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:
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.
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.