Phlebotomist

University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine Miami , FL 33196

Posted 2 weeks ago

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The department of Medicine, division of Infectious Diseases is actively seeking a full-time Phlebotomist 1. The Phlebotomist 1 draws and collects blood samples from patients, verifies records, and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis.

An employee in this position conducts interviews, takes vital signs, and tests blood samples. The Phlebotomist also uses the laboratory systems to accession data and perform other appropriate system functions, prepares samples for shipping, and completes tracking logs.

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs patient phlebotomy by prescribed technique outlined in the phlebotomy procedure manual. Works on pre-accession specimens and matches and organizes orders and labels for the day.

Follows patient identification process. Answers questions and resolves problems pertaining to test requisitions, specimen requirements, test additions, priority changes, and patient results. Maintains adequate inventory levels as per protocol and rotates previous stock.

Maintains required files and log systems in a neat and accurate manner. Performs sample preparation procedures such as centrifugation and aliquoting. Prepares samples for shipping, including completion of tracking logs.

Assists supervisor in recording statistics and generates reports. Processes cancellations, credits, and additions of test procedures. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Certification in relevant specialty or field

  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience

  • Experience with LDMS, Global Trace or other laboratory tracking systems preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.

  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.

  • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.

  • Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.

  • Commitment to the University's core values.

  • Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

h81



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Phlebotomist

University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine