1+ months


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 173193
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 10/15/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: 50% of $2,790 - $3,986 per month  
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

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 900 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 nations 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 (50% FTE), first shift, PHLEBOTOMIST. This position prepares patient and collection equipment according to established procedures for blood collection.

  • Prepare patient and collection equipment according to established procedures for blood collection.
  • Verify patient identity before performing collection
  • Perform phlebotomy on patients of all ages
  • Instruct patients on proper collection of urine specimens
  • Perform laboratory-testing procedures such as Prothrombin time, and Whole blood glucose testing
  • Interact professionally with patients, their families, departmental and hospital staff
  • Prioritize to work effectively in a fast paced clinical environment
  • Assist in the orientation and training of students and new employees
  • Support service and UWAMC goals, service efficiency, and effectiveness through such activities as: participating in problem solving, demonstrating support for policies, sharing expertise, and contributing to project work and committees
  • Promote and contribute to the development of teamwork in the service and working relationships between the laboratory and other departments
  • Form productive working relationships with coworkers
  • Communicate clearly, directly and on a timely basis
  • Act as role model/mentor to new staff in same job class
  • Open to receiving feedback and making constructive changes as a result
  • Open to receiving direction and asking for assistance when needed
  • Keep abreast of safety procedures including fire plan, disaster drills, evacuation routes, etc.
  • Demonstrate a courteous, respectful, professional attitude, and behavior at all times
  • Represent the Department professionally
  • Perform related duties as required
    This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

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

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

    Medical Assistant - Phlebotomist Certified with the WA State Department of Health.

  • It will be necessary to work in other departmental locations in order to meet patient service requirements, especially at Harborview Medical Center.  In addition, less frequent work effort will be required at other UW School of Medicine locations and Seattle-area healthcare institutions.
  • Will be considered essential staff and as such will be required to report to work when scheduled despite inclement weather.
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-16

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