Phlebotomist (PT, 24 Hours) at BioReference Laboratories

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: New York, New York





Job Description:

We are looking for a Phlebotomist (24 hours per week) in our Katonah, NY location.


Schedule: Sunday/Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 7:00 am -11:00 am


Position Summary:


The Phlebotomist provides expertise in blood draws and specimen preparation. Their ability to put patients at ease and obtain sufficient samples with minimal discomfort to patients across a wide demographic is critical to our commitment to high quality care for our patients and those of our partners.


Position Responsibilities:


Duties may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:



  • Experience doing blood draws, labeling specimens, centrifuging specimens, recording maintenance data and decontamination, updating patient information, etc.

  • Collects and stores specimens according to established procedures.

  • Properly explains in a clear but courteous manner the process of the venipuncture (blood drawing) and or other specimen collection (ex. urine or fecal) as required

  • Demonstrate technique/s using straight needles and/or butterfly needles.

  • Fully understand all of the physicians' orders.

  • Matches laboratory requisition forms to specimen tubes. Label, centrifuge, split, and freeze specimens as required by test order.

  • Check all test requisitions or computer label against script to ensure 100% correct.

  • Package specimens for transport

  • Stores specimen sample according to required temperature, places samples in appropriate collection container/ tube, accurately labels, follows different procedures as outlined by specific to protocol deemed necessary for transport to maintain integrity of the specimen.

  • Understand and comply with OSHA and DEP regulations.

  • Attend annual department trainings

  • Answer telephone calls, read laboratory results to satisfy inquiries.


Minimum Qualifications:



  • Valid Phlebotomy certification for the state where you will be employed as required (CA & LA require license, FL requires certification)

  • Minimum of 6 months' work experience performing venipunctures in a fast paced lab or hospital setting

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • High School Diploma or GED


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Excellent patient interaction skills both in person and by phone

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently


BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer.