Research Phlebotomist

Jun 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Research Phlebotomist

Job Number:

Spectrum, the Stanford Center for Clinical and Translational Research, is seeking a Research Phlebotomist under the direction of the CTRU Management, to perform phlebotomy and support duties related to the collection of clinical data and the coordination of clinical studies for a large scale project. In addition, this position will also be responsible to receive, handle, store and ship samples.

Duties include:
  • Perform basic measurements and venipuncture on participants according to protocol after appropriate training/certification.
  • Collect and manage study specimens according to protocol.
  • Create kits and insure quality control of samples according to protocol
  • Schedule and/or call subjects for appointments; contact participants with reminders or other requirements.
  • Perform clerical duties in the preparation of regulatory documents. Maintain all forms and documents, including consent forms and master subject logs. File all appropriate correspondence.
  • Extract data from source documents for research studies as directed. Collect data and complete case report forms.
  • Prepare, process, and ship specimens/samples accurately under well-defined requirements.
  • Order and maintain equipment and supplies.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
  • Three to five years of pediatric phlebotomy experience.
  • Experience as a phlebotomist, medical assistant or experience in a blood donor setting.
  • Ability to record vital signs and prepare forms for data collection.
  • Organizational skills to troubleshoot unplanned situations while still meeting established deadlines.
  • Microsoft office suite or ability to learn new software.
  • The ability to communicate both in writing and verbally.
  • Must maintain punctuality, good attendance and flexibility to work hours when study subjects are scheduled.

Two year college degree and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


General knowledge of medical terminology.

  • State of California Certified Phlebotomy Technician I (CPT I) Certificate preferred.
  • Basic Life Support Certificate preferred.
  • Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat and use fine light/fine grasping.
  • Occasionally sit, reach above shoulders, perform desk based computer tasks, use a telephone and write by hand, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
  • Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, grasp forcefully, sort and file paperwork or parts, rarely lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh 40 pounds or more.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

  • Position may at times require the employee to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or exposure to chemicals, blood, body fluid or tissues and risk of exposure to contagious diseases and infections.
  • May require extended or unusual work hours based on research requirements and business needs.
  • May require transporting samples/medications to other lab sites lab or Sponsor site
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

Job: Research

Location: School of Medicine
Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level:

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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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