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The department of Medicine, division of Infectious Diseases is actively seeking a full-time Phlebotomist. The Phlebotomist performs patient phlebotomy by prescribed technique outlined in Phlebotomy Procedure Manual, such as reviewing test orders, reading patient identification, performing venipunctures and fingersticks, initialing, dating, and noting times of collection and results. Relates and interacts well with patients relative to their age specific, physical and psychosocial needs. Uses the Laboratory and Hospital Computer System to accession data, and to perform other appropriate system functions as needed.
Performs patient phlebotomy by prescribed technique outlined in Phlebotomy Procedure Manual.
Relates and interacts well with patients relative to their age specific, physical and psychosocial needs.
Process Hem-Onc patients as priority.
Work on early morning pre-accession specimens. Matching and organizing orders and label for the day.
Make inpatient/CTU phlebotomy rounds as per schedule.
Blood collection [venipuncture, fingerstick]
Follow specimen handling and processing procedure
Follow patient Identification process
Follow performance of Collection Procedure
Specimen requirement inquiry for in-house and send out tests.
Maintains adequate inventory levels as per protocol. Rotates previous stock when it applies.
Places orders regularly as needed, picks up, unpacks, dates and stores in a timely manner according to manufacturers' recommendation.
Keeps lab clean, neat and organized. Performs housekeeping duties to remove clutter. Removes, empty boxes and recyclable material and disposes of them as per Standard Operating Procedures.
Prepares biohazard containers for use and then disposal.
Assists in the maintenance of hardware by changing paper, labels, and/or printer ribbons when necessary.
Checks time stamp clock at the beginning of the shift and correct time and date to match LIS if needed.
Contact Biomedical department if equipment needs service.
Provides support to all areas when specimen transport/computer systems are down as per protocol.
Other duties as assigned.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Phlebotomist certification required
BLS and HIV certification required.
No experience necessary but highly prefer 1 year of relevant work experience
Register Medical Assistant preferred
Experience with adults, geriatric specimen collection.
Computer literacy preferred.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
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