PHLEBOTOMIST
University of Washington Medical Center - Seattle, WA

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The Department of Laboratory Medicine serves as a regional resource for clinical laboratory services required for patient care, research and educational programs in laboratory medicine. The department now employs 800 people who work at the award-winning University of Washington Medical Center (ranked among the top ten medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report), Harborview Medical Center (the region's only Level I Trauma center, known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally- and medically- vulnerable populations.), and many other clinical and research facilities in the area. The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement and natural beauty.

Our Laboratory Support Services department has an outstanding opportunity for a part time 75% FTE day shift Phlebotomist . This position prepares patient and collection equipment according to established procedures for blood collection. Verifies patient identity before performing collection. Performs phlebotomy on patients of all ages. Performs laboratory-testing procedures such as prothrombin time, and whole blood glucose testing. Instructs patients on proper collection of urine specimens. Interacts professionally with patients, their families, departmental and hospital staff. Assists in the orientation and training of students and new employees. Performs related duties as required.

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REQUIREMENTS:

High school graduation AND completion of a phlebotomy course OR
equivalent education/experience.

Legal Requirement to Obtain State of Washington certification as a Health Care Assistant Level A within sixty days of employment date.

Condition of Employment:

Will need to work holidays and weekends.
Lab Medicine employees are considered essential staff and as such are required to report to work during inclement weather.
Lab Medicine employees may be required to work in any of the department locations including but not limited to HMC, UWMC, Roosevelt, SCCA, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, SCH, etc.

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