Phlebotomy Technician

Job Requisition #: JR68109

End Date: 12/31/2023

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Laboratory

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is recruiting for a Phlebotomy Technician to work full time at the Union Hospital out-patient sites. This is a day shift position, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Every fourth Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to noon required.

As a Phlebotomy Technician, you will perform venipunctures and capillary punctures to obtain blood for testing.


  • Performs successful venipuncture, micro-procedure and bleeding times using established procedures on adult and pediatric patients
  • Performs successful heel sticks, using established procedures, on neonates and infants
  • Follows established procedures for proper identification of patients, greeting all patients in a courteous manner introducing self and calling patient by name
  • Properly labels and processes patient specimens prior to arrival in clinical laboratory
  • Proper transport of specimens to the laboratory
  • Interprets physician's oral and written test orders in an accurate manner
  • Follows-up with physician's office to clarify any confusion or question, including resolution of any medical necessity and/or diagnosis issues
  • Performs proper specimen management and documents all variances appropriately
  • Demonstrates effective knowledge and care of all technology related to blood collection duties and job functions
  • Does inventory and stocks supplies and ensuring proper expiration dates
  • Handles all telephone requests in a courteous manner documenting the call
  • Maintains daily log sheets
  • Rotates working schedule as needed within UHCC
  • Attends departmental staff and inservice meetings, as required, and reviews meeting minutes if not in attendance


  • High school diploma required
  • Phlebotomy experience preferred, including phlebotomy procedures, venipuncture, finger and heel sticks, venous and capillary blood gases
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of infection control techniques and procedures
  • Skill in the use of phlebotomy technical devices

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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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.

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