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Lab Tech II/Phlebotomy

The Johns Hopkins Hospital is a world-renowned leader in patient care, serving the greater Baltimore community and patients from all across the globe. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff teams provide support throughout our many specialty departments and centers, from primary visits to emergency care.

What Awaits You?

  • Career growth and development
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Diverse and collaborative working environment
  • Affordable and comprehensive benefits package

Johns Hopkins at White Marsh, MD

Full Time

Day Shift-10am-6:30pm

Weekend Rotations Required

***Will Consider Lab Tech I, II or Lab Tech Certified Phlebotomist***

Position Summary:

  • Primary duty of collecting specimens/ performing phlebotomy for most in this role.
  • Performs laboratory tests/ waived laboratory tests (which may include but not limited to: Occult and Gastric Blood tests, Urine PH and Urine volume determination).
  • Processing samples which may include accessioning, receiving, aliquoting, and labeling samples; as well as participating in review of laboratory activities.
  • May operate and maintain automated pre-analytical instrumentation.
  • Accurately records and reports results.
  • Maintains established levels of supplies and inventory and insures clean and organized workspace/carts.
  • Responsible for initiating or verifying that proper actions are taken to resolve problems.
  • Reviews lab requisitions for accuracy and collects pertinent clinical and insurance information.
  • May be responsible for entry of patient and laboratory information into assigned systems.
  • May perform data entry, processing of specimens, both for in-house and referrals; billing functions, and all pre-analytic set ups (may be required to process lab payments).
  • Participates in Quality Assurance initiatives.
  • Provides feedback to leadership regarding laboratory processes and participates in Process Improvement Initiatives.
  • Phlebotomy and Arterial Blood collection are required skills.
  • Maintains high level of competency for all skills and knowledge required.
  • Participates in training new employees and in auditing laboratory workflows and performance. Exceptional customer service; communicating with patients, medical providers, and laboratory & hospital staff in clear, concise, and compassionate manner.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent including high school level coursework in biology, chemistry, and mathematics.
  • Completion of accredited laboratory or phlebotomy courses, highly desired.
  • No certification required. (Required certification from a department approved agency, if that is counted towards experience equivalency below.)

Experience:

  • Two years (full-time) on-the-job or outside experience as Laboratory Technician, and successful demonstration of the required skills* (having passed probation at JHH in combination with other experience that totals 2 or more years).
  • 6 months minimum experience as a Laboratory Technician with a verified Phlebotomy Certification (completed accredited phlebotomy/medical assistant course and passed exam for ASCP, IAPT, IAPS, or other Department of Pathology recognized certification) may be considered in lieu of 2+ years’ experience. With successful demonstration of the required skills* Certification must be kept active/verified if used in lieu of experience in LT2 position.
  • 6 months minimum experience as a Laboratory Technician with related Associates or Bachelor’s degree in science or healthcare. With successful demonstration of the required skills*.
  • Clinical Laboratory Science students enrolled in their final year of a 4 year accredited program may work as Clinical Laboratory Tech II/non-certified Phlebotomist and perform moderate complexity testing under the supervision of an experienced Medical Laboratory Technician/Clinical Laboratory Scientist.

Important Notices:

***Effective January 1st 2022, you must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of your vaccination status as part of your occupational health screening. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement may be granted to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons by following the proper protocols. Effective 6/1/23, employees at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, its affiliate locations and Florida State Residents are not required to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Johns Hopkins Health System remains committed to providing the highest quality care for our patients and our communities. We encourage you to explore our current opportunities.

***Authorization to Work in the United States: Applicants who require sponsorship now or in the future will not be considered for this position.

JHM prioritizes the health and well-being of every employee. Come be healthy at Hopkins!

Diversity and Inclusion are Johns Hopkins Medicine Core Values. We are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment, where we embrace and celebrate our differences, where all employees feel valued, contribute to our mission of serving the community, and engage in equitable healthcare delivery and workforce practices.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.


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