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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.
Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!
For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.
The Phlebotomist is responsible for collecting venous and capillary blood specimens from patients in a safe and accurate manner according to established lab policies and practices. Demonstrates H3W behaviors with a focus on exceptional patient experience and quality outcomes.
Education: High School graduate or equivalent OR other experience and training that will support minimum on-the-job training to perform the required duties. Successful completion of Phlebotomy program preferred.
Experience: Experience or training which will support minimum on-the-job training to perform the required duties. Keyboarding/data entry experience. One (1) year relevant work experience preferred.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: National Certification (NCCT or ASCP) or equivalent preferred.
Language Skills: Effective communication in English language both written and verbal. Secondary language preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements
• Knowledge of venipuncture techniques
• Excellent customer service skills with a professional attitude
• Good keyboarding skills with ability to learn various laboratory application and HHC computer systems
• Continuous improvement mindset
• Ability to handle different patient population including pediatric and geriatric
• Strong trouble shooting and problem solving skills
• Ability to operate required lab equipment including pneumatic tube
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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.