Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Phlebotomist - 64th Street in New York, New York

Phlebotomist – 64th Street

Job Posting Number: 14400

Allied Health – All

New York,NY

June 15, 2017

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

About Us:

The 64th Street Phlebotomist obtains blood specimens via venipuncture and fingersticks for laboratory analysis on adult and pediatric Patients, obtaining vital signs and documenting findings in Clinical Information Systems. Our Phlebotomist also performs accessioning and clerical duties as needed. Our ideal candidate provides high-quality patient care, outstanding customer service, has attention to detail and demonstrates strict adherence to best clinical practices. Candidates should be proficient with computers and lab technology.

About This Role:

The phlebotomists at 64th Street are an integral part of the clinical support staff, playing a vital role in the overall healthcare experience. The role requires a high level of accuracy, precision, and responsibility. A few of the core responsibilities are:

  • Collecting blood specimens using correct venipuncture or fingerstick technique as ordered by physicians for various laboratory analyses.

  • Performs preparatory steps required to collect samples. Assures proper labeling of specimen tubes after the blood collection procedure.

  • Enters required data into the computer system, Maintains complete, accurate, legible, neat and organized worksheets.

  • Contributes to the upkeep and safety of the laboratory and assures a clean, safe, and adequately supplied work area.

Full-Time 4 or 5 day work week; flexilibily from 6:45am-6:30pm. If a 4 day work week is offered, days off will vary

What You Need:

Minimum Experience: 1 year of full-time phlebotomy/venipuncture experience

Preferred Experience: 2-4 years of experience preferred

Minimum Education:

  • High school or G.E.D.

  • Certificate demonstrating completion of medical assistant or phlebotomy training program

Preferred: National phlebotomy certification with experience

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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