Geisinger Health System LAB ASST (PHLEBOTOMIST) in LEWISTOWN, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Lab Asst/Phlebotomist

LOCATION: LEWISTOWN HOSPITAL

DEPARTMENT: LAB

WORK SCHEDULE: Evenings/Nights

WORK TYPE: PART TIME

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs venipunctures and skin punctures on all age groups, from neonates through adults, to obtain blood specimens. Processes specimens for analysis. Utilizes appropriate computer systems to register patients, facilitate billing, accession laboratory specimens, and provide information. Responsible and accountable for performing a wide range of tasks to provide a specimen of highest analytical quality for testing and accurate information for the Geisinger Health System and Geisinger Medical Laboratories' clients.

Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.

Works under the general supervision of the appropriate technical specialist or administrative direction of the appropriate Supervisor or Team Leader.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates ability to read, write, and perform simple mathematical calculations.

Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate with patients and health care professionals.

Demonstrates basic PC navigation.

Demonstrates use of electronic health record and laboratory information systems preferred.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Prior phlebotomy experience or specimen processing in a hospital setting preferred. Without prior experience, minimum three months on-the-job training to learn techniques and procedures required.

Valid Pennsylvania Driver's license required.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

GEISINGER-LEWISTOWN HOSPITAL: is a 123-bed acute care community hospital serving the 80,000 residents of Mifflin and Juniata counties and members of the contiguous counties of Centre, Perry, Snyder, and Huntingdon. Established in 1905, the hospital provides inpatient, outpatient, wellness and community services while employing over 1,000 full-time and part-time employees and providing a Medical Staff consisting of more than 150 physicians and allied health practitioners representing specialties ranging from family medicine, internal medicine, and cardiology to infectious disease and general/cardiovascular surgery.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.