- Livingston, NJ
- Saint Barnabas Medical Center
- Lab Quest
- Posted: May 3, 2021
Assumes responsibility for obtaining all blood/non-blood specimens of patients seen in physician’s office by venipuncture from the arm and/or micro collections from fingers in a variety of collection tubes or capillaries, some of which contain preservatives or anticoagulants. Prepares all specimens to be sent to appropriate laboratories and completes applicable paperwork. Assumes responsibility for recognizing situation that must be brought to the attention of the Office Manager or the Manager of Support Services of the Department of Pathology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.
• Understanding of proper patient identification methods.
• Knowledge of legal requirements pertaining to drawing blood, handling specimen samples, and the use of relevant medical equipment.
• Experience using effective puncture techniques.
• Knowledge of testing protocols and the use of testing equipment.
• Superb dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Performs additional tasks as requested by the Office Manager.
- High school graduate or equivalent.
- Valid NJ Driver’s License
- Completion of a recognized phlebotomy course in Phlebotomy and/or Medical Assistant (or equivalent).
- Certification with an accredited Agency (such as: the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians, Inc. and/or the
- National Phlebotomy Association (NPA).
- 1 year of Practical Phlebotomy Experience (Preferred).
- Successful completion of all Orientation Programs.
OUR MISSION, VISION & VALUES:
Employees of Saint Barnabas Medical Center are committed to exemplifying the Standards of - Exceptional Communication, Compassionate Care, Outstanding Teamwork, Professional Integrity and Ownership & Accountability - creating an environment of Compassionate Care, Healthcare Excellence and Superior Service (CCHESS) for all that enter our facility. If you share the commitment, dedication and drive meet the CCHESS challenge, we welcome your application.
Since 1865, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), located at 94 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston, is New Jersey’s oldest nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital. The 597-bed institution is one of the largest health care providers in the state, treating more than 35,500 inpatients and over 84,000 Emergency Department patients each year. The Medical Center and the Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center provide treatment and services for more than 300,000 outpatient visits annually.
The Medical Staff is comprised of more than 1,600 physicians in 100 medical and surgical specialties and there are over 3,400 employees. As a teaching institution, we have nine residency programs and one fellowship in Mammography and a shared Nephrology fellowship with Newark Beth Israel. There are a total of 154 residents and fellows.
Among Saint Barnabas’ nationally recognized facilities are The Burn Center, the only certified burn treatment facility in the state; the Barnabas Health Care System Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division, one of the most active transplant programs in the country; The Saint Barnabas Heart Centers, a world-class cardiac surgery program in affiliation with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center; The Neurology and Neurosurgery Program which is the only program in New Jersey to be ranked by US News and World Report as a Top Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. It is led by an unprecedented team of experts dedicated to diagnosing and treating disorders of the brain and nervous system; the Regional Perinatal Center, providing care for high-risk and critically ill infants in New Jersey’s leading Level III, a 56-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; comprehensive Pediatric Services including a dedicated intensive care unit; The Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, designated by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery; a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center, The Center for Sleep Disorders; The Comprehensive Stroke Center at Saint Barnabas; extensive services in robotic and minimally-invasive surgery, The Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science at Saint Barnabas, the widely recognized assisted reproductive technology program; and comprehensive cancer programs and services that includes one of the largest Radiation Oncology programs in northern New Jersey and a highly-specialized Gastrointestinal Cancer Center of Excellence.
SBMC is an equal opportunity employer.