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Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Day Shift

The Johns Hopkins Hospital is a world-renowned leader in patient care, serving the greater Baltimore community and patients from all across the globe.
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff teams provide support throughout our many specialty departments and centers, from primary visits to emergency care.

What Awaits You?

  • Career growth and development
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Diverse and collaborative working environment
  • Affordable and comprehensive benefits package


5755 Cedar Lane

Columbia, MD 21044


Limited Time (24 hours)

Weekend work required

Day Shift, 7:00 am - 7:30 pm


Position Summary:

Performs laboratory tests (which may include but not limited to: Phlebotomy, Occult and Gastric Blood Tests, Urine pH & volume). Responsible for processing samples (which may include: accessioning, receiving, aliquoting, and labeling samples as well as participating in review of laboratory actions). May operate and maintain automated pre-analytic instrumentation (example: Modular Pre Analytic/MPA, Cobas automated storage and retrieval unit). Responsible for recording and reporting results accurately. Responsible for accurate entry of patient data (which may include demographics, insurance/payment information, contact detail) and review, verification and entry of requisitions. Maintains established levels of supplies and inventory, and insures clean and organized workspace (including carts). Responsible for initiating or verifying that proper actions are taken to resolve problems, including participating and recording laboratory items in communication log or hand-off communication activity, insuring information is relayed across shifts. Participates in Quality Assurance initiatives. Provides feedback to leadership regarding processes and participates in Process Improvement initiatives. Role generally includes performing Phlebotomy and Arterial Blood Gas or other specimen collections. Maintains high level of competency for all skills and knowledge required. Participates in training new employees and in auditing laboratory work flows and performance. Exceptional customer service; communicating with patients, medical providers, and laboratory & hospital staff in clear, concise, and compassionate manner.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or equivalent including high school level course work in biology, chemistry, and mathematics.

Work Experience:

  • No experience required. (some experience; preferably lab experience). Computer and data entry, retrieval and/or review skills are required.
  • For Phlebotomy upon hire; successful completion of training will require at least 100 blood draws and competency testing on relevant procedures, which may include testing on a mannequin arm

***Effective January 1st 2022, you must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of your vaccination status as part of your new employee pre-boarding. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement may be granted for medical reasons and religious beliefs. Requests for medical exceptions must be submitted at your occupational health screening. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Johns Hopkins Health System remains committed to providing the highest quality care for our patients and our communities.

***Authorization to Work in the United States: Applicants who require sponsorship now or in the future will not be considered for this position.

JHM prioritizes the health and well-being of every employee. Come be healthy at Hopkins!

Diversity and Inclusion are Johns Hopkins Medicine Core Values. We are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment, where we embrace and celebrate our differences, where all employees feel valued, contribute to our mission of serving the community, and engage in equitable healthcare delivery and workforce practices

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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