Phlebotomist - PenBay Hospital
NorDx - Scarborough, ME

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Phlebotomy positions are assigned or dispatched as needed to include long term care facilities, physician offices, hospital patient units, off-site phlebotomy stations and community based outreach programs. Positions are located in the Southern Maine area.

Per Diem, Full and Part-Time Positions are available on 1st and 2nd shift!

This position is responsible for the collection of quality blood specimens from neonates, infants, children and adults by venipuncture, skin puncture and other techniques as appropriate, to include non-blood specimen collection, as needed. This position ensures accurate identification and maintains specimen integrity required for quality laboratory testing, organizes assigned work to consider special collections or timing requirements, priority specimen handling and laboratory testing schedules. The preferred candidate interacts with NorDx patients, clients and staff providing information and assistance as appropriate.

The preferred candidate must follow established procedures to obtain quality blood and non-blood specimens from a wide variety of neonate, infant, child and adult patients using the correct site, equipment and techniques specific to patient location, patient condition and test requested. Adheres to the established "Standards of Conduct" as defined by NorDx policies and procedures.

The preferred candidate must be able to maintain accuracy and productivity levels in accordance with NorDx standards; identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; manage difficult or emotional situations, speak clearly and listen well, write clearly and informatively, and approach others in a professional manner.

Other responsibilities may include: Greeting patients in a prompt, friendly, professional and welcoming manner; maintain a working knowledge of ordering systems for accessing orders; process all patient test requests to include specimen triage, processing, tracking, receiving functions and performing equipment maintenance; and assist the Phlebotomy Trainer on a day-to-day basis in the training and orientation of new trainees.

Completion of high school or equivalent and completion of a phlebotomy training course and/or phlebotomy experience in a healthcare setting is required. Certification as a phlebotomist by a recognized professional organization (e.g., ASCP, NCA or ASPT)is desired.

NorDx offers shift differential where applicable.

Positions scheduled for 20 or more hours are eligible for Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k)with employer match, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short and Long Term Disability, Paid Time Off Program and Tuition Reimbursement.

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