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Alternate Work Shift
The Department of Laboratory Medicine serves as a regional resource for clinical laboratory services required for patient care, research and educational programs in laboratory medicine. The department now employs 800 people who work at the award-winning University of Washington Medical Center (ranked among the top ten medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report), Harborview Medical Center (the region's only Level I Trauma center, known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally- and medically- vulnerable populations.), and many other clinical and research facilities in the area. The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement and natural beauty.
Our Laboratory Medicine - Phlebotomy Services has outstanding opportunities for temporary/hourly and classified staff Phlebotomists. Individuals in this position will perform phlebotomy on patients of all ages, prepare patient and collection equipment according to established procedures for blood collection, verify patient identity before performing collection and instruct patients on proper collection of urine specimens. Phlebotomists will also perform laboratory-testing procedures such as prothrombin time and whole blood glucose testing. Participating in problem solving, demonstrating support for policies, sharing expertise, and contributing to project work and committees is critical to being a successful member of the team. Inherent to success in this position is maintaining a flexibility in the scheduling of hours and adhering to the commitment to serve the patients we serve. Perform other related duties as required.
High school graduation AND completion of a phlebotomy course OR equivalent education/experience.
Legal Requirement: Obtain State of Washington certification as a Health Care Assistant Level A within sixty days of employment date.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.