Position Overview: Provides laboratory services and supervisory support by directing the work of phlebotomy staff that are collecting blood and urine specimens in the clinical laboratory and performing EKG.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to the following):
* Assists in the performance of specimen collection in accordance with medical group and governmental standards, follows and enforces all lab and company policies and protocol. * In the absence of the supervisor, supervises the daily activities of Phlebotomists. Oversees the accurate and appropriate collection of specimens. * Mentors new Phlebotomy staff, reviews the technique used by phlebotomists and provides retraining if needed. * Provides oversight for the daily workload by setting work place assignments to meet TAT and productivity goals (includes downtime activity, meal breaks, shift transitions and schedules.) * Monitors supply inventory and maintains supply area. * Assists staff with difficult draws and pediatric draws. * Contacts patients and doctors if incorrect specimens are drawn and arranges a "no wait" visit for recollection of specimens. Serves as point of contact for customer inquiries. * Maintains patient confidentiality. * Promotes and enforces staff safety practices - familiarity with all state and federal regulations (OSHA). Reports all unsafe conditions to supervisor or manager. * Assists supervisor in communicating policies, procedures and directives; Serves as a positive bridge between management and staff. * Blood Collection: from adult and pediatric patients using vacutainer, syringe and butterfly techniques; capillary puncture using heel and fingerstick techniques. * Ability to communicate clearly.
Qualifications and Education:
* Phlebotomy certification preferred. * HS Diploma required * 3 years phlebotomy experience preferredAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. CareMount is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability
CareMount Medical is the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State. CareMount Medical provides the highest quality medical care in over 40 different locations throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia and Ulster counties. We provide medical care to over 500,000 patients in 43 different locations.Founded in 1946, CareMount Medical has grown to 560 physicians representing 43 different medical specialties with major campuses in:Mount KiscoCarmelKatonahKingstonFishkillJefferson ValleyPoughkeepsieRhinebeck
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.