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Phlebotomist, Lab Specimen & Accessioning

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Local Title: Phlebotomist, Lab Specimen & Accessioning
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Instructional Support Assistant
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Clinical, Patient Care


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Clinical Laboratories at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Phlebotomist/TH Instructional Support Assistant, Lab Specimen & Accessioning. The successful candidate will:

  • Perform venipuncture and fingerstick collection on inpatients and outpatients.
  • Maintain accurate logs of all venipuncture performed.
  • Process and handle specimens in central receiving area.
  • Log specimens via LIS (Cerner).
  • Participate in all aspects of quality assurance, quality control, patient safety, continuing education and other aspects as needed.
  • Train and aid in the instrumentation of techniques to new personnel and house staff.

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of experience in venipuncture and clinical labs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Phlebotomy certification, ASCP or equivalent preferred.

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours

Salary Grade/Rank:


Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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