Overview *This position is eligible for a $1,000 BONUS* Bonus Pay-Out Structure: $200 after 3 months, $300 after 6 months, $500 after 1 year.
Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our seven acute care hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care - from prevention, screenings and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Tower Health's caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and satisfaction.
With more than 14,000 team members, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership of Tower Health and Drexel University, in Philadelphia. It also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading; home healthcare services provided by Tower Health at Home; and a network of 22 urgent care facilities across the Tower Health service area. Tower Health offers a connected network of 2,200 physicians, specialists, and providers across more than 230 convenient locations.
Reading Hospital's Laboratory is CAP accredited offering specialized testing, lab automation, and state of the art equipment. The lab offers cross training opportunities and the opportunity to be a part of cross-function process improvement teams. In Fiscal Year 2020, the lab performed 2,677,245 tests. Reading's lab offers opportunities for advancement and continued career growth (career advancement ladder for Phlebotomists). In addition, Reading Hospital is a level 1 trauma center and now performs kidney and liver transplants. Responsibilities
A Phlebotomist is responsible for performing phlebotomy, point of care testing on multiple platforms and EKG tracings. In addition, incumbents are expected to correctly identify patients, handle patient registration, maintain a working knowledge of both the laboratory and hospital information systems and tools, provide dispatching or coordinating of collections and perform procedures in a standardized, accurate manner with knowledge of the parameters of acceptability and critical limits.. Phlebotomists are expected to perform other duties as required or assigned. Qualifications Education Requirements
ExperienceCertification and Licensure
- Post High School Diploma Program or combination of relevant education & experience may be considered in lieu of Post High School Diploma Program
- BLS Certification must be obtained within 60 days of hire date
- FIT Testing must be obtained within 60 days of hire date
- Excellent Communications Skills
- Excellent Interpersonal Skills
- General Clerical Skills
Hospital Information Systems