Phlebotomist I

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Work type: USPS (Staff)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Medicine

Classification Title:

Phlebotomist I

Job Description:

The Student Health Services Phlebotomist position works under the supervision of the Lab Manager. This position collects blood and urine specimens, for use by clinicians and/or medical technologist for clinical analyses, evaluations and/or diagnostic purposes. It maintains specimen integrity by using aseptic technique, following department procedures, observing isolation procedures.

  • Assists in the coordination of daily laboratory operations; including but not limited to greeting patients, instructing them on proper specimen collection method; obtaining blood and urine specimens; labeling specimens, processing patient laboratory orders for reference laboratories; inputting specimen data into computer; and processing blood and urine in the centrifuge.
  • Performs CLIA-waived (provider office performed labs) for immediate results. Analyzes labs to ensure the highest quality in results, within the established manufacturer’s time frame, and according to established aseptic techniques.
  • Ensures the proper utilization and preparation of reagents and supplies.
  • Report results following clinical protocols, alerting physicians and/or nurses immediately about abnormal results.
  • Assists with performing daily quality control tests and with the documentation of results on quality control logs.
  • Complies with all quality assurance policies such as Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA), and blood borne pathogens guidelines and regulations as they relate to safety, cleanliness, and infection control measures.
  • Sterilize and clean instruments and equipment daily.
  • Assist with mandated record keeping functions such as recording temperature logs, maintaining confidential laboratory records in accordance with Federal and State laws and regulations.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities and assist with monthly reports, as assigned.
  • Assists with inventory, requisitions, and ordering clinical laboratory supplies from reference laboratories and wholesaler.
  • Responsible for ensuring lab is stocked with the proper supplies.
  • Keep work area clean and orderly.

Department:

COM - Student Health Services

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm as needed. Occasional Saturdays may be required. Hours are subject to change due to operational needs, special projects and emergencies.

Type of Appointment:

USPS Time - Limited

Expected Salary:

$29,069 - Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference may be given to candidates that are certified as a Lab Phlebotomy Technician.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with experience in performing CLIA-waived tests.
  • Preference may be given to candidates certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

Additional Application Materials Requirements:

N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a time limited funded position. Employment is subject to availability of funding and may cease at the time funding for this employment is depleted.

Health Assessment Required:

N/A

Veteran’s Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit http://hr.ucf.edu/files/VeteransPreference.pdf

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

 

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

 

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