Phlebotomy Certified Lab Technician/UKHC

Lexington, KY
Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Phlebotomy Lab Technician/Certified will be responsible for collecting patient specimens as well as processing and throughput of samples at Chandler, Good Samaritan, and Kentucky Clinic locations. As a member of our team, this position supports all levels and varieties of patients in our fast-paced academic medical center, including transplant, hematology/oncology, and pediatric patients.
The successful candidate will demonstrate compassion for patients, as well as the ability to anticipate problems and take appropriate action. Strong teamwork and customer service skills, as well as the ability to work independently when needed is also a plus.
The Laboratory, which is CAP accredited, allows employees an opportunity to work with state of the art instrumentation and technology. This position also provides new hires with a comprehensive training program in a supportive team environment.

Job Title
Phlebotomy Certified Lab Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Phlebotomy Certified Lab Technician/UKHC

Department Name
H3200:Laboratory Services

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Required Education


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Required Related Experience


Required License/ Registration/Certification

Phlebotomist Certification

Physical Requirements

Regular repetitive motion, risk of injuries from equipment and cuts/punctures, and transporting objects up to 10 lbs, as well as intermittent work at a computer workstation and risk of back injury. Regular exposure to bloodborne/airborne pathogens.


Rotating shift, which could include days, nights, weekends, and holidays.


Strong phlebotomy training, as well as customer service, teamwork, and patient care skills are essential for the successful candidate.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a certification in Phlebotomy, or are eligible to obtain this within 6 months of date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in a healthcare setting.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in phlebotomy.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up hrough 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

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