Bucksport Regional Health Center

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Bucksport, ME


The Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomist collects laboratory specimens, prepares specimens for analysis in-house or to send elsewhere, analyzes specimens, reports results and maintains patient files and records.


Collects and processes patient and control specimens in accordance with Health Center laboratory policies and procedures.
Judges appropriateness of test order vs. given diagnosis and checks with Laboratory Manager if any question.
Handles and disposes of lab specimens in accordance with Health Center policies and procedures.
Produces accurate test results in a timely manner.
Responds to inquiries to the lab.
Conducts waive testing.
Documents all lab issues on appropriate logs including QC, maintenance, troubleshooting, etc.
Initiates mechanisms to improve departmental efficiency and quality of work.
Assists in the development, maintenance and updating of laboratory policies and procedures.
Assists in the development and monitoring of the Quality Assurance Plan for the laboratory; reports progress to the Laboratory Manager as well as the Health Center’s QA Director and the Chief Executive Officer.
Brings any issue that cannot be resolved to the attention of the Laboratory Manager.


Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.


Be committed to the mission of the Bucksport Regional Health Center.
Work as a member of the clinical team in the performance of duties.
Be punctual for scheduled work and use time appropriately.
Work in harmonious relationships with all staff, patients, vendors and others.
Perform duties in a conscientious, cooperative manner.
Perform required amount of work in a timely fashion with a minimum of errors.
Be neat and maintain a professional appearance.
Maintain confidentiality and protect the Center by keeping information concerning Operations, patients and employees confidential.
Requires frequent contact with personnel of different educational and professional levels, inside and outside of the Health Center. Direct contact with patients most of the day.
Participation in community activities as a representative of Bucksport Regional Health Center.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by the Incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, sit and walk; frequent use hands to finger, handle, or feel, including operation of a standard computer keyboard and other medical office equipment; reach with hands and arms and talk, see and hear. Eye hand coordination and manual dexterity required. The employee must occasionally lift/move up to 25 pounds, bend, stoop, stretch or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus; prolonged visual acuity is required.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the incumbent encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed primarily in a medical office setting. Noise level is usually quiet.

Potential exposure to hazardous and infectious materials, including blood borne pathogens.


Experience and Skill Requirements: The following experience and skills are considered essential:

At least two years of current experience as a Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist required.
Ability to communicate and present information clearly and concisely.
Ability to read, interpret, and apply clinical policies and procedures.
Ability to establish priorities and coordinate work activities.

Education Requirements: The following education requirements are considered essential:

High School Diploma or equivalent.
Successful completion of in-house training as deemed necessary and appropriate by the Laboratory Manager.

** All requirements and skills are considered to be essential, unless otherwise indicated. **

To apply for this job email your details to cgray@BRHCME.ORG