CO Phlebotomist

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose:

The PCRU Outpatient Phlebotomist reports directly to the Sr. Research Nurse of the PCRU. This position is directly responsible for the procurement of samples for the ICTR Pediatric Clinical Research Unit (PCRU). This position obtains specimens and in many cases processes them for a variety of protocols. The phlebotomist maintains infection control guidelines and JHH policies and procedures concerning laboratory medicine. The phlebotomist has knowledge of procedures, medical terminology and basic anatomy and physiology.

The PCRU Outpatient Clinic sees nearly 2,000 outpatient visits on approximately 50 different research protocols each year.

The primary duties and responsibilities of the job:

  • Collects Blood samples from infants, toddlers, children and adolescents and adults
  • Performs basic vital signs
  • Receive, process, pack and send/deliver specimens in accordance to orders or directions
  • Documentation according to study protocol
  • Place IVs
  • Practices proper patient identifications of specimens
  • Determine the best ways to draw blood according to each patient needs
  • Processes via centrifuge blood samples, smears, slides according to protocol needs.
  • Knowledge of lab procedures, medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology Maintains point of care for lab equipment, maintains policies and procedures pertaining to the lab
  • Participates in quality assurance initiatives and process improvement initiatives
  • Carries out responsibilities in a timely fashion, requesting assistance as needed.
  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively within own unit/department and with other units and departments.
  • Professional development: Completes all mandatory requirements, including CPR certificate, Mylearning requirements. Perform data entry and billing functions
  • Self-management: presents a positive image of JHBMC through professional appearances and behavior.
  • Knows, understands, and abides by the policies and procedures of JHBMC
  • Customer Service: Treats research participants, research teams and co-workers with courtesy respect and caring behaviors.
  • Responds quickly and appropriately to customer’s requests.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • High school diploma / GED required
  • Phlebotomist Technician Certificate Required


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience strongly preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with diverse populations.

Any specific physical requirements for the job:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:

  • Knowledge of EPIC

Any specific physical requirements for the job: Special knowledge, skills, and abilities: Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time; Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction; Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard; Communication skills using the spoken word; Ability to see within normal parameters; Ability to hear within normal range; Ability to move about.

Classified Title:Phlebotomist
Working Title: CO Phlebotomist ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/01/CB
Starting Salary Range:$13.00 to $16.93 per hour
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Mon-Fri; 8:30am-5:00pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10003311-SOM ICTR Inst Clin Translational Resrch
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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