Phlebotomy Specialist

Job Requisition #: JR68221

End Date: 12/31/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Laboratory

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Life is full of choices, and whom you work for is one of life's most important decisions. ChristianaCare is ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation and has earned national recognition for excellence. Choose an organization that provides career advancement and the opportunity to impact health.

Christiana Care is recruiting for a Phlebotomy Specialist to work full time. This position is based at the ChristianaCare Preventative Medicine and Rehabilitation Center Site (PMRI) and requires the ability to rotate to other locations in the region, i.e., Concord, Foulk Road, and Wilmington Hospital Out Patient as needed. The hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Every third Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to noon, required.

Primary Function:

As the Phlebotomy Specialist, you will interview, register, order and perform laboratory tests along with processing patient specimens on outpatients at the Outreach Laboratory site.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform successful venipuncture, micro-procedure and bleeding times using established procedures on adult and pediatric patients
  • Interview and register outpatients accurately in the HIS
  • Properly label and process patient specimens prior to arrival in clinical laboratory
  • Interpret physician's orders in an accurate manner
  • Follow-up with physician's office to clarify any confusion or question, including resolution of any medical necessity and/or diagnosis issues
  • Handle all telephone requests in a courteous manner, documenting the call
  • Select correct encounter and orders laboratory tests accurately in the LIS
  • Plate patient specimens for microbiology cultures
  • Transport patient specimens to clinical laboratory as necessary
  • Perform Point of Care Testing (POCT) on Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT) patients
  • Maintain daily log sheets
  • Maintain supplies and adequate inventory of medications

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Successful completion of a Phlebotomy Training Program required; or at least one year of comparable phlebotomy experience
  • Experience required in the following: performing phlebotomy procedures including venipuncture, finger and heel stick
  • Experience with patient registration and test order entry
  • Experience and understanding of insurances
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • BLS (CPR) Certification required; or must obtain within 60 days of hire

ChristianaCare Offers:

Incredible Work/Life benefits including medical/dental/ vision insurance coverage on your first day of employment, paid PTO, retirement plans, twelve weeks of paid parental leave, annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver!

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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