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Lead Phlebotomist/Medical Lab Assistant

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:


Position Summary

This Lead role performs the essential duties and responsibilities of a Medical Laboratory Assistant. Supports the day-to-day operation of the pre-analytic department by monitoring work flow efficiency and helping to resolve daily problems as needed. Assumes the primary role of orienting new employees including phlebotomy and specimen management training by delivering hands-on support for the trainees. Acts as a liaison between leadership and team members.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: High School Diploma / GED preferred.

License/Certifications: No certification required. Phlebotomy or Medical Laboratory Assistant preferred (ASCP, AMT, NHA). Driver's License required.

Experience: Minimum of 1 year Medical Laboratory Assistant experience preferred.

Ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot independently.

Ability to apply critical thinking skills.

Professional and effective verbal and written communication.

Additional Information

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Lead Phlebotomist/Medical Lab Assistant, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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