The Care4Kids team at Seattle Children’s (care4kidsstudy.com) is looking to hire an hourly phlebotomist to join their research team. This phlebotomist will conduct blood draws for participants during research study visits in downtown Seattle (at Seattle Children’s Research Institute downtown). Research visits may occur on weekends or evening, so a flexible schedule is desirable. This is an hourly, per diem position.
Provide age-appropriate phlebotomy services; use clinical information systems to fulfill laboratory orders; provide results of testing and other information to patient care teams; create accounts for laboratory specimens in hospital demographics/billing system; train new employees; participate in process improvement efforts aimed at improving direct patient care and flow of specimens through the laboratory.
- High school diploma or equivalent experience; AND
At least one of the following:
- At least two (2) years experience in laboratory specimen processing and/or phlebotomy; or
- Successful completion of a phlebotomy program through a postsecondary school or college accredited by a regional or national accrediting organization recognized by the U.S. Dept of Education; or
- Laboratory related college courses including Clinical Laboratory Assistant associate degree program or bachelor’s degree coursework in Biology, Chemistry, or related fields.
- Washington State Department of Health Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist certification to be obtained within the first 6 months of employment. Medical Assistant-Certified certification will be accepted in lieu of the Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist.
- Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) Certification
- Completion of an approved phlebotomy program
- Phlebotomy Certification by an agency approved by the U.S. Department of Education or National Commission for Health Certifying Agencies (NCHCA). A.S.C.P. or N.C.A grants common credentials.
- Pediatric phlebotomy experience; advanced phlebotomy skills
- Familiarity with other cultures/bilingual skills
- Associate or Bachelor’s degree in laboratory-related field
- Eligibility to obtain Washington State Medical Assistant-Registered certification to allow for application of topical anesthetic cream
This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.
Seattle Children’s offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.
This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.
Seattle Children’s offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.
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