Phlebotomist, Twin Cities, Minnesota

Created 09/04/2021
Reference 11407017
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Twin Cities
Zip 55401
Salary Competitive
Job description:
A successful applicant will provide phlebotomy services for studies funded through SeroNet, a NIH funded study evaluating antibody response to COVID-19 infection and other studies in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. In addition to blood draw, applicant will be asked to assist with recording patient responses on paper forms /study surveys. Applicant will need to work as a team player by coordinating study activities with other team members (PIs, study coordinator etc.). The applicant will primarily work independently and as part of the larger research team with day to day activities; and report to Dr. Thyagarajan.

TYPICAL TASKS (These examples do not include all possible tasks in this work and do not limit the assignment of related tasks in any position of this class.)

Responsibilities
80% Blood Draw:
• Prepare subject before drawing blood
• Explain blood draw procedures to subject and answering any questions about the process
• Follow all health and safety protocols and procedures to maintain sanitary work areas
• Gather medical testing materials, including needles, sample vials, blood storage bags and test tubes
• Verify subject's information and labeling blood samples properly
• Accurately update subject's information in the organization's database
• Help nervous or frightened subjects remain calm during blood draws

20% Study Support:
• Schedule and instruct subjects about testing procedures
• Answer patient and physician questions concerning testing procedures
• Maintain procedure updates
• Record subject responses on paper forms /study surveys
• Promote a safe, equitable, and respectful environment in which concerns can be addressed effectively.

Comp Range: $16.16 - 22.26

The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
• Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
• Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
• Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
• Disability and employer paid life insurance
• Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
• Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
• Student loan forgiveness opportunity
• Opportunities for growth and promotion
• Employee Assistance Program

For more information regarding benefits: https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2020_tcd-cslr-75100-ben-0105-7_cs_final.pdf

Qualifications

All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required Qualifications:
• High School diploma/GED. Post high school science coursework and/or experience related to the job totaling four years in combination.
• One year phlebotomy experience from patients in an outpatient/inpatient setting OR have a certificate for a licensed phlebotomist from community college
• Demonstrated commitment to promoting a culture that respects and advances diversity and inclusion.
• Detail-oriented and committed to ensuring patient confidentiality
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
• Team player

Preferred Qualifications:
• Computer skills
• Experience working with individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
• Previous experience in Clinical Laboratory Quality assurance and compliance

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

Diversity

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

Background Check Information

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.
Employer University of Minnesota

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