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Lab Assistant

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Lab Assistant - Lab Phlebotomy Anc 001 - Part-Time, Days - St Vincent's Medical Center - Bridgeport, CT

Why Join Ascension?

St. Vincent's Health Services, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, includes a licensed 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and St. Vincent's Special Needs Services. In 2012, and again in 2018, St. Vincent's achieved Magnet® Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest national honor for nursing excellence. Known throughout the region for exceptional cardiovascular care, St. Vincent’s specializes in primary care, breast health, obstetrics, emergency medicine, behavioral health, cancer care, bariatric, and orthopedics. St. Vincent's was founded in 1903 by the Daughters of Charity.

St. Vincent’s Health Services is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Vincent's Health Services-, you will have the opportunity to

Collects and processes blood specimens for testing.

Responsibilities:

  • Draws and collects blood samples. Verifies records.
  • Labels, processes and delivers specimens for testing.
  • Maintains supplies and equipment.
  • May assist with coordinating and conducting blood drives, including interviewing and screening donors.
  • Satisfactorily performs all blood drawing procedures as evidenced by successful completion of the annual phlebotomists competency assessment and the General Phlebotomist Procedure Manual.
  • Labeling all blood samples according to protocol, as evidenced by no more than one labeling error/year.
  • Accurately processes specimens according to priority including transportation to the lab and notification to the clerical staff.
  • Assist with receiving, identifying, accessioning and transporting specimens.
  • Perform clerical duties which may include but are not limited to answering phones, data entry and filling.
  • Perform special procedures such as difficult venipunctures, micro plate set up, preparation of reference lab samples, etc.
  • Maintain work area in a safe, aseptic and organized manner.
  • Other Duties as assigned

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 
    • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Red Cross. 

Education:

  • HS or Equivalent 
    • Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience and Six months previous experience as a phlebotomist preferred

 

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9).  This law applies to all hires including volunteers and students.

St. Vincent's Health Services participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site)

 

Job ID: 339899
Category: Laboratory
Facility: CTBRI St Vincents Medical Ctr
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health Services, CT
Location: Bridgeport, CT

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