Job Description Summary:
Heroes work here! MaineGeneral Health is offering an exciting opportunity to work in our state of the art laboratory as a Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomist. This role will be great for someone that has a passion for Phlebotomy and enjoys being part of a team that is dedicated to providing great care to our patients. This is a fast-paced environment where 1.1 million specimens are processed annually. Lab Assistants perform routine and specialized blood drawing from patients to obtain specimens for use in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. An ideal candidate will be proficient in phlebotomy or recently completed a phlebotomy course, have knowledge of specimen requirements and handling, and has great customer service skills.
The ideal candidate will have:
Critical thinking and problem solving skills
A desire to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to multi-task
Has Phlebotomy experience or has completed a phlebotomy program
Has a passion for providing great care
Core hours are per diem and variable.
Collects blood specimens using age-appropriate techniques.
Orders, receives, accessions, and tracks specimens in the department’s information system(s). Verifies
accuracy of collected specimens against orders and performs waived testing, as required.
Prepares specimens for testing or shipment to internal/external laboratory. Disposes of specimens according to policies and procedures.
Performs clerical duties including maintaining supplies and equipment.
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Variable (United States of America)
Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.
We offer wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle.
When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.
An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.
We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.
Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral’s policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished.
The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law
Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist | Augusta, ME