Phlebotomist - IRH - Kessler

Per Diem
1199 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052
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Job Description

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation | Select Medical

West Orange, NJ



Shift Hours: Per Diem, 5AM - 10AM

Monday - Friday (including weekends)



Benefits of becoming an Phlebotomist with us:

  • Working with a great nursing team
  • Impact on patient care and their quality of life
  • Flexible scheduling 
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Advancement opportunities 
  • Gaining health care experience
  • A network of over 50K employees nationwide with relocation opportunities 


Position Summary:

A Phlebotomist collects/draws blood from all patients as requested. Follows standard operating procedures assuming responsibility for the safety and comfort of the patient. Assures that quality specimens are obtained. 

Specific Duties:

  • Performs phlebotomist duties according to established standards, practices and procedures. Uses proper techniques and equipment in the performance of duties. 
  • Follows standard precautions in performing duties. Assembles supplies and equipment. Assures equipment is clean and functioning properly. 
  • Greets patient in a courteous/professional manner. Confirms the identification of the patient using the patient’s full name and patient identification number before the procedure is performed. Collects appropriate specimens as indicated on the test request form following Phlebotomy procedures. 
  • Properly identifies the specimen(s) at the patient’s bedside using the request slip labels or by writing full patient information on the specimen(s) including the date, time and initials.
  • Notifies the nursing staff of any problems or concerns encountered. Notifies nursing of any patient who has refused to have their blood drawn as well as “can’t get” patients and documents this via the request form.
  • Centrifuges and processes specimens as needed. Verifies specimen collection. 
  • Performs other duties as requested.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Completion of a Phlebotomy certification course or previous experience required.

Preferred Experience

  • Previous hospital experience or related work preferred.

Additional Data

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.


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