Reading Hospital
Phlebotomist - Inpatient
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Reading Map
Posted: 01/04/2020
Closing: 02/03/2020
Degree: High School
Type: Part-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Reading Hospital
Job description


Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people.

Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care — from prevention, screenings and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

Who We Are

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing and Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, and we have a comprehensive physician network. All of our facilities participate in our partnership with the UPMC Health Plan.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership and staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services — all right here in our region.


A Phlebotomist is responsible for performing phlebotomy, sweat chloride iontopheresis, arterial blood
collection, point of care testing on multiple platforms and EKG tracings. In addition, incumbents are expected
to correctly identify patients, handle patient registration, maintain a working knowledge of both the laboratory
and hospital information systems and tools, provide dispatching or coordinating of collections and perform
procedures in a standardized, accurate manner with knowledge of the parameters of acceptability and critical
limits. In the Preadmission Testing area, phlebotomists must be proficient in the performance of venipuncture
as well as EKG's and are expected to assist with other clerical duties as requested by RNs such as
assembling patient charts. Phlebotomists are expected to perform other duties as required or assigned.


Education Requirements:
*High School Diploma or GED (Required)
Non Degree Program: Phlebotomy or MA courses (Preferred)

Certification and Licensure Requirements:
*If role requires the use of a hospital owned vehicle, a valid PA driver's license with appropriate driving record
is required. (Required)

Experience and Skills:
0-1 Year Previous laboratory or phlebotomy experience in a hands on setting (Preferred)
Required Skills: Excellent Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, General Clerical Skills, High
level of multitasking.

Phlebotomist - Inpatient