University of Utah Health Care

  • Phlebotomist

    Requisition Number
    29411
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    Mon-Fri 0700-1900 40hrs per week
    Location Name
    Westridge Clinic
    Patient Care?
    Yes
    City
    WEST VALLEY CITY
    State
    UT
    Department
    UCC ANC 80W WRHC LAB
    Category
    Ambulatory
  • Overview

    As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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 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 of 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, Walking

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