Stony Brook University Phlebotomist in Stony Brook, New York

Phlebotomist

Description

PositionSummary

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 butare not limited to:

  • Collects blood specimens from patients through the performance of venipuncture, capillary puncture techniques and/or making an incision on the patient’s arm.

  • Provides phlebotomy services to patients in various inpatient, outpatient and offsite areas, following the orders of the patient’s physician.

  • Enters data concerningblood 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 BrookMedicine is a smoke free environment.Smokingis strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoorareas on the premises.

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

Theselected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Priorto start date, the selectedcandidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully completepre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from StonyBrook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will beresponsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) writtenreferences, 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 requirementscould result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The best ideas in medicine start with the bestpeople. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power ofideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates andelevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patientcare. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academicmedical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary carecenter and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook HeartInstitute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, StonyBrook 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 PsychiatricEmergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALSCenter of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’sfirst Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

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

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 .

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

Job Field: Laboratory

Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook

Official Job Title: Phlebotomist

Department/Hiring Area: Phlebotomy

Stony Brook University Hospital

Schedule: Part-time

Pass Days: Day Shift

Posting Start Date: Jun 7, 2018

Posting End Date: Jun 21, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Salary: As per civil service guidelines

Salary Grade: SG8

Req ID: 1801609