SUPERVISOR PHLEBOTOMY - LABORATORY (FULL TIME)

Location
Washington, District of Columbia
Posted
Sep 30, 2020
Closes
Oct 23, 2020
Ref
48908
Function
Management
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities

The George Washington University Hospital

The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 395-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients - from local residents to our nation's leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women's health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.

GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nation's capital.

The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced medical technology, and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.

The Phlebotomy supervisor is responsible for the training and orientation of phlebotomy staff. This individual will coordinate the duties for staff phlebotomists, evaluate workload and schedule phlebotomists appropriately. Also, acting as liaison to the laboratory manager and director. May obtain blood specimens from patients as needed. Individuals must follow laboratory policy on proper identification of patients and handling of obtained specimen.

Qualifications

Education/Qualification
    • Associate degree in a Medical Field or BS degree strongly preferred
    • MLT certification or equivalent is preferred
    • Phlebotomy technical degree is a plus
    • Phlebotomy certification from an accredited agency preferred
    • Two years of laboratory experience including blood drawing and processing
    • Two years of supervisory experience preferred

Skills
    • Demonstrates leadership ability
    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Strong service recovery skills
    • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to adapt to changing priorities
    • Ability to set priorities and resolve problems
    • Ability to ensure adherence to proper laboratory protocol
    • Perform lab duties in relation to specimen collection
    • Assess and maintain laboratory equipment according to standards
    • Manage phlebotomy team for accuracy, safety, and timeliness
    • Comfortable working with minimal supervision
    • Ability to handle confidential materials
    • Ability and wiliness to work the bench when necessary

This opportunity offers the following:
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match


One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

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