Phlebotomist - School of Public Health - Casual
Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX
Phlebotomist - School of Public Health - Casual
Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Category: Allied Health
UTHealth Houston School of Public Health
Requisition #: 23000280
What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.
We are seeking a Part-Time/Casual Phlebotomist to join the UTHealth School of Public Health in Houston, TX. This position would support the Center for Management and Policy in Population Health.
Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:
100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees
Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)
The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!
Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)
Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!
We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…
Free financial and legal counseling
Free mental health counseling services
Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs
Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.
Resources for child and elder care
Plus many more!
Collects and processes blood specimens under the direction of the principal investigator or field supervisor.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Obtains blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks.
Handles specimens and maintains laboratory according to clinical guidelines.
Preparing specimens for laboratory testing
Maintains specimen integrity for transport to lab or point of care testing location.
Delivers specimens to core laboratories for processing
In research settings, this position may also:
Conduct interviews; collect, identify, and process blood samples according to research project guidelines.
Input data into the project database for research protocols.
Communicates participants’ questions or concerns to the principal investigator or field supervisor.
Maintains regulatory forms and files under the direction of the principal investigator or field supervisor.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of MS Office applications; bilingual in Spanish is preferred; phlebotomy certification from a national accredited organization is preferred.
High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of a specialized phlebotomy training program is preferred.
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.
If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visithttp://go.uth.edu/careers!
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.
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Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.