The incumbent will be responsible for tasks related to research and/or treatment within University medical facilities. Tasks could include, but are not limited to performing general nursing duties, blood draws, obtaining medical history, examining specimens, selecting and enrolling subjects into studies, conducting physical examinations, and making treatment recommendations.
We are looking for a phlebotomist to assist on research studies that examine relationships of psychological, social and behavioral factors with risk for cardiovascular disease. Primary job duties will involve drawing blood samples and processing them for storage. The individual will also assist the Project Coordinator by making calls to participants to conduct health screenings and gather other relevant information. He/she will also assist with general tasks in the laboratory and other tasks in support of the research studies.
A High School Diploma or GED is required for this position and a Bachelor's degree is Preferred.
The individual must demonstrate proficiency in phlebotomy using best practices and standard safety precautions. Although not required, experience inserting intravenous catheters would be a bonus.
It is essential that the individual has experience with phlebotomy and demonstrates proficiency.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Parttime-Temporary
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: M-F 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM (27.5)
Requested Pay Rate: 20.00
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20004018
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.