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Position: *TEMP* Phlebotomist

Supervisor: Assistant Medical Director

Overview: Founded in 1972, The Door empowers educationally and economically disadvantaged youth to reach their potential by providing a complete range of services all under one roof. Each year over 11,000 young people from all five New York City boroughs come to The Door for primary health care, reproductive care and health education, mental health counseling, legal services, supportive housing, HSE, ESL, tutoring and homework help, college preparation and computer classes, career & education services, job placement, daily meals, cultural arts and services.

Summary: The basic functions of the Phlebotomist are to accurately collect and process appropriate patient samples for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and to conduct CLIA-waived medical laboratory testing.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtains blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks
  • Perform urine pregnancy tests, urinalysis, and HIV rapid tests
  • Perform hemoglobin and Strep A Test
  • Handles laboratory supplies inventory of lab equipment
  • Maintain sanitation and infection control as per CDC and NYSDOH protocols
  • Assist with rotation of laboratory supplies
  • Assist in conducting and adhering to quality control procedures
  • Assist with performing all clerical duties as required, and performs data entry, documentation of test results, and filing of laboratory results as needed
  • Participates in patient-centered medical home care team collaboration, including team huddles.
  • Performs any other duties applicable to the job as requested by supervisor

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Graduated from an accredited Allied Health Program
  • Phlebotomy skills (certification or equivalent by a national phlebotomy association preferred)
  • Electronic Health Record experience, preferably eClinicalworks
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience performing venipuncture
  • Ability to multitask, attention to details
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Knowledgeable of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people
  • Ability to work effectively and creatively as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Proficiency in Spanish, French or Mandarin strongly preferred

Hours: Up to 35 hours per week, some evenings

Temporary position

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We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to our organization. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.