Lab Service Assoc-Outreach (U), 18505

MelroseWakefield Healthcare Melrose, MA

About the Job

Company Description

MelroseWakefield Healthcare is a coordinated system of hospitals, physician practices and community-based services providing care for communities throughout north suburban Boston. We are distinguished by the range of clinical care and services we provide locally for the continuum of care in clinical collaboration with Tufts Medical Center, as well as an affiliation with the Lawrence Memorial. Our focus is simple: a better approach to providing health care, we bring together top-quality primary, emergency and specialty care, locally. Everything you and your family need, right in your neighborhood to be your best healthy.

Job Description

Sign-on bonus up to $5,000*

Responsible for various specimen collection procedures, which may include venipunctures, finger sticks, on inpatients, ER and outpatients.  May include off site collections as needed.  Properly identifies patient using defined protocol as outlined in the Phlebotomy Procedure Manual.  Explains procedure to patient before starting.  Carefully review physician orders, requisition requirements and contacts physician as needed to clarify.  Process all orders including STAT orders in a timely manner.  Accurately enters orders into Meditech. Is able to print labels, retrieve collection batches, print and review pending lists, perform routine maintenance on printers.  Consistently collects blood properly, rarely misses a vein, knows and utilizes the correct specimen collection container.

*Sign-on bonus will apply to offers accepted by 2/11/2022


High School Diploma or equivalent. Medical Assistant or Phlebotomy Certification needed. 2 years of current experience preferred. Good communication skills, manual dexterity important. 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Must be able to perform all essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation if disabled.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. MelroseWakefield Healthcare reserves the right to modify position duties at any time, to reflect process improvements and business necessity.


Please note that effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment at MelroseWakefield, all employees and new hires must have received their complete dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, unless they have been granted an exemption.