LAB TECH II/Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Company: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Posted on: October 13, 2019
LAB TECH II/Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center - Phlebotomy
Requisition #: 191307
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Sept. 10, 2019
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""Will consider Lab Tech I, Lab Tech II or Lab Tech- Certified
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
(example: Modular Pre Analytic (MPA) or Cobas automated storage and
retrieval system). Accurately records and reports results.
Responsible for accurate entry of patient data (which may include
demographics, insurance/payment information, contact detail) and
review, verification and entry of requisitions. Maintains
established levels of supplies and inventory. 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 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 may also required.
Maintains high level of competency for all skills and knowledge
required. Participates in training new employees and in auditing
laboratory work flows and performance.
Casual/On Call (No guaranteed hours), Day Shift
3:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Weekend Work Required
Work Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern
High school diploma or equivalent including high school level
course work in biology, chemistry, and mathematics.
Completion of accredited laboratory or phlebotomy courses, highly
Two years (full-time) on-the-job or outside experience as
Laboratory Technician, and successful demonstration of the required
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.
*For Phlebotomy (Adult and Pediatric) requires at least 100 blood
draws and competency testing on relevant procedures, which may
include testing on a mannequin arm. Phlebotomists require special
training to draw blood cultures. (Require additional training when
assigned other specialty skills, example - bone marrow collection,
Knowledge of laboratory techniques relating to qualitative and
quantitative testing procedures and equipment maintenance.
Ability to read, write and follow written procedures required in
laboratory assignments. Communication and interpersonal skills
necessary to maintain effective exchange of technical information
with diverse groups. Ability to prioritize work to handle both STAT
and routine specimens. Ability to demonstrate accuracy and
attention to detail, sometimes under stressful conditions. Must
perform consistently at a high level, verifying patient demographic
data or testing information. Ability to troubleshoot and multitask
responsibilities in a high throughput, high-volume testing
environment. Must ensure subsequent procedures are performed
accurately and safely. Demonstrates exceptional customer service
and inter-personal skills; service excellence. Ability to
responding to in-person and telephone inquiries. Must contribute to
presenting a professional appearance and environment to customers
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to sit, talk, see and hear. Must stand for prolonged
periods and will be required to walk throughout scheduled shift(s).
The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, touch,
feel, and type. May reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or
crouch. Must possess manual dexterity sufficient to work with small
instruments/needles, glass tubes and containers, and delicate
Prolonged vision requirements including viewing computer screen,
paper reports/documents, charts and results. Visual acuity is
required to distinguish fine gradation of color or structure and
/or closely examine specimens microscopically.
Clinical laboratory environment - Exposure to toxins and infectious
agents exist, but potential for personal injury or harm is
minimized if established safety and health precautions are
followed. Working in laboratory where there may be discomforts due
to odors, noise, temperature fluctuations, and working around lab
Patient environment - those with Phlebotomy assignments will be
required to work with patients, following strict procedures for
patient safety, identification, and infection control. Work will
include bending or stooping over patient bedside or collection
station. May occasionally be required to reposition patient. May
interact with difficult or combative patients.
Staff in Lab Tech/Phlebotomy positions in many of our labs are
required to purchase and wear standardized apparel/uniform scrubs
following Department and JHH standardized apparel policies and
May transport specimens, equipment and supplies usually less than
40 pounds from one area to another. May be required to lift and/or
move up to 50 pounds with proper training, or precautions/lifting
In some areas work space is confined; therefore, mobility may be
Staff will be required to complete annual competency review, and
must ensure compliance with Hospital Policy, Laboratory Policy &
Procedure, Health, Safety & Environment regulations, and all
applicable privacy & confidentiality laws/practices.
Must be detail oriented, organized, and accurate. Ability to
multi-task. Able to operate hand held patient information devices
or computer workstations in accordance with department policy.
Support of various Pathology/Specimen collection sites or high
patient volumes may require staff (when assigned) to work at one or
more locations; not always at their main work-site.
Many department laboratories operate 24/7 with schedules on day,
night shift. Rotating schedules which may include weekend work and
assignment. Overtime possible when authorized/needed to meet
business and patient needs.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal
Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity
and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical
disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other
status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Patients are the focus of everything we do at The Johns Hopkins
Hospital. From our beginnings in 1889 to the opening of our most
advanced patient facilities in 2012, our mission to advance patient
care, education, and research, continues to change the course of
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