Wilkes-Barre General Hospital
Location Edwardsville, PA (Wilkes-Barre General Hospital)
Department Laboratory - POC/VEN
Commonwealth Health - A commitment to caring can be found in the hearts and minds of the physicians, nurses and, many other employees who support patient care at Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and clinics. Our organization is built on great people. In turn, we provide these skilled and dedicated caregivers with career opportunities, professional development and, a work environment that creates superior job satisfaction. Opportunities stretch across our hospital, physician network and, emergency medical services in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Join a team that has been committed to caring for the local community for 150 years.
Perform venipunctures, heel sticks, and finger sticks to obtain blood samples for testing purposes. Properly identify patients and follows procedures for collection of specimens. Ensure that all information from the blood collection of specimens is entered into the laboratory computer system including time drawn, time received, and proper phlebotomist code. Collect chain of custody urine drug screens for pre-employment, post-accident, and just cause cases using proper collection procedures defined by client. Pick up samples from nursing units as required. Perform other related functions as assigned by the Phlebotomy Supervisor.
Completion of a formal training course in phlebotomy procedures from an accredited school or training program required.
One (1) year phlebotomy experience preferred. Public relations skills; verbal ability to communicate with patients; finger and manual dexterity to handle small equipment; finger sensitivity to locate veins.
BLS required and must be completed prior to end of orientation period, valid Pennsylvania Driver License required.
Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is Northeastern Pennsylvania's largest community hospital, with 412 beds and a medical staff of more than 400 physicians representing nearly 50 medical and surgical specialties. It has long been recognized for excellence in heart and vascular care, and an emergency department that treats nearly 60,000 patients a year. The Hospital's advanced and wide-ranging specialties include orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery and minimally invasive robotic-assisted procedures. Please apply at: www.chs.net/careers/