CentraState Healthcare System

Medical Assistant (Phlebotomist Outreach)

Posted Date 2 days ago(4/18/2024 10:18 AM)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
CentraState Medical Center


CentraState Healthcare System, headquartered in Freehold, New Jersey is a leading non – profit healthcare delivery system in New Jersey. The System includes CentraState Medical Center a community-based hospital, an ambulatory campus, three senior living facilities and three free-standing community health pavilions, and a charitable foundation. As the 3rd largest employer in Monmouth County, CentraState Healthcare System continues to live up to its reputation of being a truly great place to work recently designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company.



Outreach Phlebotomist

The Outreach phlebotomist is responsible for collecting blood specimens on all age groups and preparing specimens for transport to testing lab (s). This is a fast-paced, customer-focused environment with high patient volume.   The ability to work independently and efficiently is essential.  Self-motivated with excellent customer service skills are a must. An eye for detail and a high degree of accuracy in interpreting physician orders is crucial.  Other duties include answering the phone and responding to patient/MD requests for lab results, fasting requirements and hours of operation. Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel around the service area – Monmouth and Ocean counties. Must be comfortable working alone. Must be willing to drive in bad weather – Outreach operations do not stop during inclement weather


Outreach Phlebotomist

  • Collect blood specimens on young children to senior citizens through venipuncture, capillary fingerstick, or heelstick
  • Obtain blood according to lab policy and procedure with minimal bruising to patient
  • Label tubes appropriately with initials, date and time
  • Prepare specimens for shipment to testing lab (s)
  • Interpret physician orders and perform computer order entry accurately
  • Properly instruct patients in specimen collection, e.g., clean catch urines
  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly manner
  • Register patients and perform order entry accurately
  • Scan documents into the medical record
  • Secure patient signatures on ABN’s
  • Secure patient signature on consents
  • Open facility/Close facility

Nursing Homes

Travel to nursing home accounts in Monmouth and Ocean counties using own vehicle or hospital vehicle.

  • Collect blood specimens residents of Nursing Homes through venipuncture
  • Obtain blood according to lab policy and procedure with minimal bruising to patient
  • Label tubes at the bedside with initials, date and time
  • Interpret physician orders and perform computer order entry accurately



High school diploma or equivalent required


Work Experience:

Phlebotomy experience preferred (Inpatient)

Three years' experience as ASCP-certified phlebotomy technician preferred (Outreach)


Licenses and Certifications:

Certification preferred


Required Knowledge and Skills:

Proficient computer skills required for registering patients and ordering lab tests

Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team


About Us

CentraState Healthcare System, a partner of Atlantic Health System, is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, community-based health system that provides comprehensive health services in the central New Jersey region. In addition to offering a full range of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options, CentraState serves as a valuable health partner focused on the latest ways to prevent disease, promote healthy behaviors, and help people of all ages live life well. Based in Freehold, CentraState is comprised of a 284-bed acute-care hospital, a vibrant health and wellness campus, three award-winning senior living communities, a charitable foundation, and convenient satellite health pavilions offering primary care and specialty physician practices, along with access to outpatient services, such as lab and physical therapy. The system also offers a family medicine residency and geriatric fellowship training program in affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Among its many honors and accreditations, CentraState is one of less than two percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times and was designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company by Great Place to Work® for the second consecutive year.


When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in health care, and making a difference in our community. We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.


Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!


What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match
  • 401(a) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Life Insurance 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Growth Opportunity and Workforce Development Initiatives
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility


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