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Company: UHS
Location: Binghamton, NY
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


United Health Services is seeking a Phlebotomist to join our Laboratory Services Department team at UHS Binghamton General Hospital in Binghamton, NY. This is a Per Diem position.

Shift: Days, As Assigned
Hours per week: Varies
Salary: $16.35 - $22.84/hour, depending on experience

Phlebotomist Position Overview

Phlebotomists at Untied Health Services perform routine blood draws and specimen collection while also supporting the daily operations of the lab, which can include clerical and medical assisting duties as needed. Phlebotomists should not only be skilled in venipuncture, but also in communication and service excellence. Patients are sometimes anxious or scared when they visit the lab, and our phlebotomists play a key role in helping them feel comfortable.

The Laboratory Services Department at UHS Binghamton General Hospital serves both inpatient and outpatient needs. Consistently operating with the highest quality standards, our laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists' peer-inspection accreditation program.

Phlebotomist Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Perform phlebotomy and specimen collection procedures, including venous and capillary venipuncture, urine collection, H. pylori breath tests, and glucose tolerance testing
  • Demonstrate understanding of fasting and non-fasting tests and select appropriate venipuncture equipment and site relative to a patient's age
  • Perform data entry for test orders, ensure diagnostic codes meet medical necessity requirements, and confirm that the correct providers will receive test results
  • As needed, act as the department's receptionist and coordinate clerical/phlebotomy functions to ensuring patients are served within proper turn-around time guidelines
  • As applicable, perform off-site specimen procurement including draws at home, in skilled nursing facilities, and at treatment centers/clinics
  • Perform specimen processing and ensure storage requirements are maintained
  • Treat all patients, family, and other visitors with respect and compassion
  • Comply with all organizational policies and procedures and safety/health regulations
  • Exhibit exceptional organizational skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrate commitment to United Health Services' organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation

Position Qualifications

Minimum Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Completed phlebotomy or medical assistant training program with certification
  • Three months of phlebotomy experience in an acute care setting
  • Knowledge of patient registration and lab test order entry
  • Knowledge of laboratory specimen processing procedures

United Health Services will train promising candidates who do not have preferred credentials to become certified and succeed in a phlebotomist role.

About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York's Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices in addition to home care and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we're Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you'll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.


United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.


United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.

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