William Backus Hospital
 Hartford, CT

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 25,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.

The Hartford Hospital Laboratory is a full service, high complexity laboratory providing expertise in Microbiology, Transfusion, Core Lab, Molecular, CytoGenetics, and Anatomic Pathology testing. The Pre-Analytics departments, Phlebotomy and Specimen Processing are an integral part that leads to the quality patient care we provide. Phlebotomy covers a majority of all patient care areas including the emergency department, maternity, oncology, medical and surgical departments, Institute of Living, and other off-site locations with over 25,000 venipunctures a month. Furthermore, phlebotomy is responsible for training laboratory, as well as clinical staff in proper collection techniques. The availability of the state of the art HHC Center for Education, Simulation, and Innovation enhances these educational opportunities. The Specimen Processing area works collaboratively with all hospital departments and includes inpatient and outpatient receipt of specimens, management of research samples, and reference lab interaction. The department functions as the nerve center for inquiries from nursing areas and physicians.

Job Summary:

The Phlebotomist supports all sections of the hospital laboratory through proper phlebotomy techniques as well as proper specimen accessioning, processing and related activities. Obtain blood specimens from patients by using venipuncture. Performs various testing procedures according to established laboratory procedures in the lab. Assures that adequate inventory is on hand to perform patient care duties.

  • High school diploma/GED plus 1 year phlebotomist experience required.
  • Phlebotomy certificate preferred

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.