Lead Phlebotomist

HCA Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 1 week ago

Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference.

We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of our Laboratory team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!

We can offer you a benefits package that will best suit your family's needs. You can choose from a variety of medical coverage plans that best your lifestyle. You also have the option to enroll in additional perks such as our matching 401k, medical and childcare flex spending accounts, life insurance, tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment programs.

TriStar Centennial Medical Center is a 741-bed comprehensive facility offering medical and surgical programs including behavioral health, 24-hour emergency, heart and vascular, imaging, neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, rehabilitation, sleep disorder, and women's services. An affiliate of TriStar Health, TriStar Centennial Medical Center's 43-acre campus is home to TriStar Centennial Heart & Vascular Center, TriStar Centennial Women's Hospital, The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Centennial Medical Center, TriStar Centennial Advanced Joint Replacement Institute and TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion.

The Lead Phlebotomist oversees the blood collection / specimen receiving processes of the Laboratory on assigned shift. Oversees or manages workflow at the specimen receiving table, and dispatch of phlebotomists as needed throughout the facility. Assist the Phlebotomy Supervisor with management of phlebotomy staff as needed.

What you will do in this role:

1.Knowledge of physiology and function of the venous system of the human body, and collection techniques used to draw blood from patients.

2.Knowledge of human growth and development appropriate to the ages of patients served:

______Neonate; _______Pediatric; ______Adolescent; _______Adult; ______Geriatric

3.Maintains mastery level over all collections procedures; assist Phlebotomy Supervisor to ensure all personnel assigned to department are properly trained for its tasks.

4.Performs specimen collection per policy and procedure.

5.Engages in team planning with Supervisor and other Lead Staff to solve departmental challenges/quality issues.

6.Assists in overseeing all activities in the collections department throughout the Campus.

7.Assists Phlebotomy Supervisor in ensuring staffing is adequate and all collections have been performed in a timely manner.

8.Assists Phlebotomy Supervisor or Lab QA Staff to investigate specimen collection / processing quality issues.

9.Assists with phlebotomy student training.



  1. Helps effectively implement new procedures and processes in the phlebotomy department.

  2. Utilizes computer system for data entry and monitoring of workflow.

  3. Supports and carries out hospital initiatives and goals and initiatives of the Laboratory Director, Laboratory Manager and Phlebotomy Supervisor.

  4. Exhibits and adheres to ICARE Standards of behavior in all areas of job duties and responsibilities.

  5. Demonstrates professional and independent judgment.

  6. Assists in new employee orientation / training as assignee.

  7. Performs tasks as assigned by Phlebotomy Supervisor.

  8. Utilizes the AIDET Communication model routinely and supports its utilization among phlebotomy staff.


What qualifications you will need:

1.Completion of a Certified Phlebotomy Course (strongly preferred)

2.Demonstrated experience with each of the required areas of expertise in section III below (required).

3.Shows leadership qualities during performance of phlebotomy duties

4.Interpersonal skills to successfully interact with all staff, patients, patient families and vendors.

5.Very Good phlebotomy, computer, and communication skills.

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition, Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies.

We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications.

If you are highly qualified, you will hear from one of our recruitment team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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