Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous


Collects human clinical specimens using established, approved laboratory methods, in a safe and efficient manner.Methods employed may include venipuncture, capillary puncture and collection of swabs for detection of microorganisms.Interprets laboratory orders from clinical provider staff, and enters orders into hospital computer systems.Performs minor specimen processing tasks which may include centrifugation of specimens, separation of serum/plasma and specimen preservation.Interacts with patients, physicians and hospital staff members in a professional manner.Performs clerical duties as needed to create, maintain and communicate patient data to health care providers.

Incumbents are identified as 'Waste Handler-Satellite Collection Area' employees.These employees must complete the NHDES required hazardous waste level training as defined in the SJH Hazardous Waste Training Plan-2014 as administered by the St. Joseph Hospital Safety Officer.



  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Training in an approved school or program of phlebotomy is desired, but on-the-job training and experience will be evaluated through display of job knowledge and skills.
  • National certification (ASCP or equivalent) in Phlebotomy is required.
  • Experience

  • At least 6 months experience in phlebotomy is desired
  • Position requires knowledge of medical terminology
  • Familiarity with clinical laboratory policies and procedures related to specimen collection and processing
  • Other Skills Required:

    ·Entering and retrieving data from hospital and laboratory information systems,

    ·Excellent communication skills,

    ·Interaction with the public and medical/nursing personnel to promote positive outcomes,

    ·Handling multiple priorities

    ·Managing stress effectively.

    We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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