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Laboratory Assistant / Phlebotomy

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St. Vincent's Medical Center


Bridgeport, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 36
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Rotating shifts, weekends and holidays.

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St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.

Job Summary:

• Collects and processes blood specimens for testing.


• 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 venipuncture, micro plate set up, preparation for reference lab samples, etc.
• Maintain work area in a safe, aseptic and organized manner.
• Other Duties as assigned.


Licensure / Certification / Registration:

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

• 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

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