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Specimen Technician

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York US


Requisition Number: 14919

Position Title:

External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.

SUMMARY: Performs a variety of clerical and computer related activities with minimal supervision. This individual interacts with all laboratory departments and personnel and works effectively with other hospital and medical staff to meet the needs of the patients.
1. Specimen Processing of all samples submitted to laboratory for testing .Provides assistance to all incoming phone calls to the lab.

2. Performs Computer related activities as required.

3. Advises Supervisor of complaints and problems.

4. Maintains professional skills and competencies.

5. Follows hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

6. Demonstrates regard for the dignity and respect of all patients, family members, visitors and Medical Center personnel as identified in the philosophy of Health-Quest.

7. Performs other responsibilities as required.


Education: High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Experience: Must possess a minimum of one year of phlebotomy experience, preferably in a hospital setting. Previous computer experience is preferred. Effective interpersonal skills are also required.

License: N/A



Location: Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40.00

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: monday-friday 3p-11:30p rotating weekend and holidays

Org Unit: 1672

Department: Phlebotomy


Exempt: No


Grade: U3

Working conditions:
* Some manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity
* Little or no potential for occupational risk
* Medium to Heavy effort. May exert up to 35 lbs. force
* Some exposure to dirt, odors, noise, human waste, etc.


EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Poughkeepsie

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Specimen Technician

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Location_formattedLocationLong: Poughkeepsie, New York US

Job Number: 47214