University of Utah Health Care

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomist

Requisition Number 
25856
Reg/Temp 
Regular
Employment Type 
Full-Time
Shift 
Day
Work Schedule 
40 hours per week Monday - Friday
Location Name 
Westridge Clinic
Patient Care? 
Yes
City 
WEST VALLEY CITY
State 
UT
Department 
UCC ANC 80W WRHC LAB
Category 
Patient Care Support / Technicians

More information about this job

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position collects, and prepares specimens for the laboratory, and maintains accurate medical records of specimens at multiple draw sites.

Responsibilities

  • Obtains blood specimens by established venipuncture and capillary techniques.
  • Obtains specimens performing cheek swab technique.
  • Labels samples, sends specimens to the laboratory for analysis, and completes essential records.
  • Maintains record of tests performed and samples taken.
  • Enters and retrieves computer data.
  • Delivers samples to off-site draw locations and laboratories.
  • May perform special tests such as clotting time, bleeding time, and glucose tolerance test.
  • May check client's picture identification and obtain photographs and fingerprints.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
  • Knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Required

  • Six months phlebotomy experience.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Phlebotomy Technician certification.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving patients or objects, such as medical equipment, while providing patient care.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking