Lab Associate - Phlebotomist - Full Time - Float - Watertown, Sommerville
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Watertown, MA, USA
Atrius Health is the Northeast's largest nonprofit independent multi-specialty medical group. Our medical practices (Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates),have more than 35 specialties and 750 physicians, who work together to deliver an effective system of connected care for more than 675,000 adult and pediatric patients in Eastern and Central Massachusetts. We hold every member of our team to a high standard of excellence. Each one of us makes a difference in the lives of our patients and also contributes to our ability to thrive in the rapidly changing healthcare environment. If you are looking for a growth or stretch opportunity, consider this position. We currently have a full time position for an experienced Lab Associate to float to Watertown, Somerville and Medford..
The responsibilities of a Lab Associate are tremendous and varied. This candidate must serve as a Service Excellence ambassador of the laboratory and must please numerous customers including the patient, the patient's family, nurses, doctors, and laboratory professional Co-workers performing the lab tests. Accuracy, reliability, and even cost effectiveness of Point of Care laboratory tests and Venipuncture are required. The Lab Associate assists in performing venipuncture and skin puncture on patients for analysis or other medical purposes. Obtains blood samples from patients and may deliver samples to the laboratory. Performs clerical duties involving test results and patient charges. Provides factual information concerning laboratory tests, according to standard procedure. Performs clerical duties involving test results and patient charges. Provides factual information concerning laboratory tests, according to standard procedure. .
Education: U.S. High School diploma or GED or non-U.S. High School diploma deemed equivalent after evaluation of the diploma by either Center for Educational Documentation (CED) or North American Education Group (NAEG). Skills and Experience: Minimum of one year of current phlebotomy experience with both adult and pediatric patients required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of medical terminology and certification for CPR preferred. Outstanding customer service skills a must. Busy environment with frequent deadlines and interruptions. Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity.Benefits Include:* Up to 8% company retirement contribution,* Generous Paid Time Off * 10 paid holidays,* Paid professional development,* Generous health and welfare benefit package
Atrius Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting or any other employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, military service or application for military service, veteran or disability status.
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