Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics.� The position is located at St. Louis Children's Hospital.� This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position provides experienced skill in capillary and venipuncture blood collection on patients in a research patient environment under moderate supervision. Must possess the ability to work with a wide variety of personality types and work styles. Must maintain research subject confidentiality as directed by HIPAA and University policies.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs phlebotomy procedure by identifying patient, gathers necessary supplies, verifies orders/tube labels, communicates with patient by describing steps of the procedure, cleans venipuncture site, utilizes personal protective equipment and obtains blood samples in a manner intended to limit patient discomfort.
Processes blood samples using centrifuge, decanting into labeled spin off tubes and proper storage of tubes.
Obtains and documents vital signs, height, and weight on research subjects.
Cleans rooms when study visits are completed and puts isolation clean sign on front on door to alert housekeeping.
Stocks cabinets weekly or more often if needed to ensure that adequate supplies are available.
Performs other duties assigned by Supervisor.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Exceptional Skill in capillary and venipuncture blood collection in infants and children.
Interactive communication skills with ability to work with physicians, patients and support staff.�
Working knowledge of anatomy and physiology and fundamentals of body mechanics.
Ability to work with various office equipment, computers and computer programs.
Excellent communication skills and ability to relate well with infants, children, physicians, nurses, and other personnel.
The hiring range for this position is $12.86 - $15.68 per hour.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
HR website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C04.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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