Phlebotomist/Medical Assistant, UHS Binghamton General
Req #: 40047
Full Time
Shift: Evenings
BGH Phlebotomy
United Health Services Hospitals
Binghamton, NY
Weekly hours: 40

United Health Services is seeking a Phlebotomist/Medical Assistant to join our Laboratory Services team at UHS Binghamton General Hospital. This is a benefits-eligible position.

Shift: Evenings, 2 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Hours per week: 40
Salary: $15.25 - $20.59/hour, depending on experience

Phlebotomist/Medical Assistant Position Overview

Phlebotomists at Untied Health Services perform routine blood draws and specimen collection while also supporting the daily operations of the lab, which can include clerical and medical assisting duties as needed. Phlebotomists should not only be skilled in venipuncture, but also in communication and service excellence. Patients are sometimes anxious or scared when they visit the lab, and our phlebotomists play a key role in helping them feel comfortable.

The Laboratory Services Department at UHS Binghamton General Hospital serves both inpatient and outpatient needs. Consistently operating with the highest quality standards, our laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists’ peer-inspection accreditation program.

When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We’re proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.

  • New, higher wages for Phlebotomists/Medical Assistants starting at $15.25/hour
  • Comprehensive orientation and training programs
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Immediate accrual of paid time off
  • Wellness program rewards
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) resources and counseling
  • Professional/leadership development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement or incentives to further your education, particularly in the laboratory or pathology fields

Phlebotomist/Medical Assistant Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Perform phlebotomy and specimen collection procedures, including venous and capillary venipuncture, urine collection, H. pylori breath tests, and glucose tolerance testing
  • Demonstrate understanding of fasting and non-fasting tests and select appropriate venipuncture equipment and site relative to a patient’s age
  • Perform data entry for test orders, ensure diagnostic codes meet medical necessity requirements, and confirm that the correct providers will receive test results
  • As needed, act as the department’s receptionist and coordinate clerical/phlebotomy functions to ensuring patients are served within proper turn-around time guidelines
  • Perform specimen processing and ensure storage requirements are maintained
  • As applicable, perform off-site specimen procurement including draws at home, in skilled nursing facilities, and at treatment centers/clinics
  • Treat all patients, family, and other visitors with respect and compassion
  • Comply with all organizational policies and procedures and safety/health regulations
  • Exhibit exceptional organizational skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrate commitment to United Health Services’ organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation

Position Qualifications

Minimum Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Completed phlebotomy or medical assistant training program with certification; or
  • Three to six months of phlebotomy experience in an acute care setting; or
  • Knowledge of patient registration and lab test order entry; or
  • Knowledge of laboratory specimen processing procedures

United Health Services will train promising candidates who do not have preferred credentials to become certified and succeed in a phlebotomist role.

How to Apply

Applications for our Phlebotomist/Medical Assistant position can be submitted through United Health Services’ online application system, or you may send your resume or expression of interest directly to our recruiter, Jeremy Osak, at

About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices in addition to home care and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.

United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at

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Benefits That Make A Difference

While you’re making a difference in the health and well-being of our patients and communities, United Health Services takes care of you. We are proud to be able to offer our employees and providers a comprehensive benefits package that supports their needs today and for the future with a competitive retirement plan; comprehensive health, dental, vision and health savings and spending accounts; wellness programs that empower our employees to stay healthy and balance work and life goals; group life and disability options; and a generous paid time off (PTO) program. On top of that, we invest in you by offering tuition reimbursement and other programs designed to help you grow your career. The majority of these benefits are available to you for working at least 24 hours per week.

These are just a few of the perks and benefits you can expect when you join the United Health Services team. Be sure to ask your recruiter about all the benefits associated with the position you’re applying for.

Why United Health Services?

We are one of the region’s top employers with an excellent reputation for the care we provide. Our pay, benefits and perks are very competitive. We’re compassionate about patients and respectful of each other. We offer you the stability, size, scope and capabilities of big city health systems, but with the trust and familiarity of more personalized care. We’re engaged with our communities. And, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. Discover the difference you can make, here with us, at United Health Services.

About Our Region

Binghamton, a friendly and close-knit city in Broome County, offers beautiful and affordable homes in downtown, suburban and rural settings, as well as good public and private schools. Nightlife and cultural activities include craft breweries, restaurants and award-winning wineries. First Fridays celebrate local artists and there are frequent music and food festivals. Outdoor activities also abound, from skiing and golf to hiking, biking and more.