Phlebotomist – Outreach

Regular Full-Time


901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ

Job Category:

CentraState Medical Center

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Days and Hours:

4 days per week, every other weekend and 2 holidays per year

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CentraState Helathcare 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 aims to enhance the health and well-being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare. We are confident that you will find success within CentraState Healthcare System, which is Magnet Recognized and was designation a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company by Great Place to Work®. When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing in high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in healthcare, 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
  • Leading edge technology
  • Great staff-to-patient ratio’s
  • Career Development and Growth Opportunity
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Comprehensive Retirement / Savings Programs
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At CentraState, we welcome and promote the diversity of our employee family!  Each unique person contributes to the overall success of this organization. Our inclusive culture fosters an environment of professionalism and respect for personal differences.


Additionally, CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.