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Albany Medical Center Phlebotomist I - Endo, Albany in Albany, New York

Department/Unit:

HBD - Community Endo

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Phlebotomist I - Albany, NY

Endo Office

A Phlebotomist collects specimens that will aid in the detection and diagnosis of disease and/or to monitor the progress of defined illnesses or treatments initiated by a physician. The Phlebotomist performs specimen collection procedures and provides phlebotomy support within the hospital and for those out-patient and off-site areas overseen by the Phlebotomy Service. This position requires the individual to provide excellent customer service, exercising sound judgement and demonstrating responsibility and proficiency in those areas in which the individual is qualified by education, training and experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Communicates effectively with nursing staff, physicians and other hospital departments.

  • Demonstrates cooperation and flexibility in continually meeting patient care needs

  • Collects specimens for clinical laboratory analysis in a safe and effective manner that meets patient care needs.

  • Assists with the delivery of specimens to the clinical laboratories in a safe and timely manner

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/G.E.D. - required

  • less than 1 year direct patient care experience or successfully completed practical nurse program or enrolled in a healthcare program. - required

  • Some phlebotomy experience - preferred

  • individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily

  • CPR - Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation CPR (BLS) certification Upon Hire - required

Salary Range: $18.00/hr - $21.60/hr

Physical Demands

  • Standing - Constantly

  • Walking - Constantly

  • Sitting - Rarely

  • Lifting - Frequently

  • Carrying - Frequently

  • Pushing - Occasionally

  • Pulling - Occasionally

  • Climbing - Occasionally

  • Balancing - Occasionally

  • Stooping - Frequently

  • Kneeling - Frequently

  • Crouching - Frequently

  • Crawling - Occasionally

  • Reaching - Frequently

  • Handling - Frequently

  • Grasping - Frequently

  • Feeling - Constantly

  • Talking - Constantly

  • Hearing - Constantly

  • Repetitive Motions - Constantly

  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Constantly

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!Please be aware for the safety and security of our colleagues and patients all new employees are required to successfully complete all applicable federal, State and institutionally mandated pre-employment screening requirements including:

  • Relevant Background Check(s)

  • Drug Screen

  • PPD / Tuberculosis Test

  • Reference Check

  • Applicable vaccinations

Albany Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Medical Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!​

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Albany Med is the centerpiece of medicine, research, and medical education in New York’s CapitalRegion and is the area's largest private employer with more than 10,000 employees.

Albany Med offers excellent career opportunities in a wide range of roles in both patient care andadministration. We value all our staff members and offer outstanding employee benefits including:

  • Excellent health care coverage (http://albanymedcareers.com/benefits/employee-health-%20benefits/) with lower copays at most Albany Med providers.

  • A wide array of services and programs to support emotional, physical, and mental wellbeing (http://albanymedcareers.com/benefits/employee-advantages/)

Anchored in the state’s historic capital city, Albany Med offers a full range outpatient and inpatient careand is home to the region’s largest hospital, only Level 1 trauma center, and only children’s hospital. Thedowntown campus also offers opportunities at Albany Medical College.

Albany Med partners with Columbia Memorial Health, Saratoga Hospital and Glens Falls Hospital to form the Albany Med Health System, serving more than three million people over 25 counties.

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