Phlebotomist, Department of Laboratories

Job Description

Phlebotomist, Department of Laboratories-1702281



Position Summary


Phlebotomists collect blood specimens from inpatients and outpatients while adhering to established protocols to ensure proper sample collection and patient safety. They transport blood specimens to laboratory departments, in accordance with proper procedures for such transport and handling. In addition, they conduct in-service education programs relating to theories and techniques of phlebotomy, and perform related clerical work.



Duties of a Phlebotomists may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Collects blood specimens from patients through the performance of venipuncture, capillary puncture techniques and/or making an incision on the patients arm.
  • Provides phlebotomy services to patients in various inpatient, outpatient and offsite areas, following the orders of the patients physician.
  • Enters data concerning blood specimens into a computer database; maintains appointment schedules and logs patients seen and tests obtained; records results of patients tests and files them appropriately; keeps work-related statistics and performs related clerical duties.
  • Supervises, teaches and provides support to medical technology students in both theories and techniques of phlebotomy by designing and implementing formal and informal programs of instruction ensuring that all established protocols and procedures for proper sample collection and patient safety are adhered to.
  • Attends and/or presents related hospital in-service programs.
  • Maintains proper inventory of supplies and materials needed for the daily collection of blood specimens.
  • Participates in the overall function of the laboratory by assuming occasional substitution to other shifts or working prolonged shifts.
  • Performs other related duties as required or directed.

Qualifications


Required Qualifications: High School Diploma required. Phlebotomy certificate.


Preferred Qualifications: Prior hospital/lab experience preferred. One year of related phlebotomy experience preferred; and basic understanding of medical laboratory technology preferred.


Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.


All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.


The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.


This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.


Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.


IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AThttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police



Official Job Title: Phlebotomist
Job Field: Laboratory
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Phlebotomy, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Part-time Day Shift 4AM-8AMPhlebotomy, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Aug 1, 2017
Posting End Date: Aug 15, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG8

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