Req #: 46306
Full Time
Shift: Varies
WMC Phlebotomy
United Health Services Hospitals
Johnson City, NY
Weekly hours: 40

Experienced candidates may be eligible for a sign-on bonus of up to $2,500.
Early-career candidates may qualify for up to $1,200 in tuition forgiveness.

Phlebotomist, Johnson City

United Health Services is seeking a Phlebotomist to join our Laboratory Services Department team at UHS Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City, NY. The Phlebotomist performs daily activities of the Support Services Department based at Wilson Medical Center. This is a BENEFITS-ELIGIBLE position.

Shift: Varies
Hours per week: 40
Salary range: $18.27 - $24.71/hour, depending on experience


Phlebotomist Overview

Phlebotomists at United 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 Wilson Medical Center operates at a high volume and offers the most testing options among all of United Health Services’ laboratories. The lab serves both inpatient and outpatient needs at UHS Wilson Medical Center. Consistently operating with the highest quality standards, our laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists’ peer-inspection accreditation program.

Phlebotomist Key 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
  • As applicable, perform off-site specimen procurement including draws at home, in skilled nursing facilities, and at treatment centers/clinics
  • Perform specimen processing and ensure storage requirements are maintained
  • 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


  • High School Diploma or equivalent


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

Employee Benefits at United Health Services

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 starting at $18.27/hour
  • Up to $1,200 in tuition forgiveness for successful completion of an accredited phlebotomy certification program
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Voluntary benefits including cancer, pet, and life insurance
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan with company match model
  • Immediate accrual of paid time off
  • Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services
  • Professional/leadership development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement and education incentive programs to further your education, particularly in laboratory technology or pathology fields

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 services 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.

About New York’s Southern Tier

As an employee of United Health Services, you’ll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We’re a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.


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.