Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist

at MaineGeneral Health in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

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 skillsA desire to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to multi-taskHas Phlebotomy experience or has completed a phlebotomy programHas a passion for providing great careCore hours are per diem and variable.

Job Description:

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: 0

Work Shift: Variable (United States of America)

Job Exempt: No


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.

Physical Wellness:

We offer wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:

+ 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 pla

Job Details


MaineGeneral Health


Augusta, Maine 04332
United States

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Job Posting: JC185528704

Posted On: Jun 11, 2021

Updated On: Jun 23, 2021