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Phlebotomist

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University of Maryland Baltimore
Location
Baltimore, MD
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Job Description
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Institute of Human Virology (IHV) is currently recruiting for a Phlebotomist.  Under direct supervision, obtains and prepares blood and non-blood specimens for analysis.
Benefits Information:
UMB offers a generous benefits package, which includes with 11 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.
Primary Duties:
  1. Verifies positive identification and explains specimen collection methods and procedures to patient.
  2. Performs venipunctures and fingersticks to obtain blood specimens according to established aseptic techniques.
  3. Labels, dates, and records specimens obtained. Ensures that specimens are sent in a timely manner to the appropriate laboratory for culture and analysis.
  4. Maintains record or database of activities such as patients seen, type and number of specimens obtained, type and number of specimens received, and test results.
  5. Assembles equipment such as needles, disposable specimen containers, tourniquet, gauze, cotton, and alcohol according to specified procedures. Monitors inventory and orders supplies.
  6. Disinfects work area and equipment according to established methods and procedures in order to prevent spread of infection and/or disease.
  7. Provides general clerical support such as typing, answering phones, responding to general inquiries, scheduling appointments, and mailings.


Qualifications
Education: High-school diploma or GED.
Experience:
Other: Phlebotomy Certifcation Required Knowledges/Skills/Abilities:
Ability to learn and perform venipunctures and fingersticks. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to use computers and other office equipment. Ability to perform extensive standing and walking. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when verifying patient identification, drawing blood, labeling specimens, and recording activities. Ability to wear and work in personal protective equipment.
Other:
Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Conditions of Employment:
Candidates selected for employment must successfully complete a formal or in house training in phlebotomy techniques. Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examination to determine ability to perform the job. Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.Overtime, weekend, on-call and shift work may be required in some positions.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Salary Range:  $32,000 - $37,000
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at [email protected].  
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact [email protected]. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Institute of Human Virology
Job Posting: Jul 12, 2021
Unposting Date: Jul 31, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

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Welcome to the Baltimore campus of the University of Maryland, founded in 1807 along a ridge in what was then called Baltimore Town. Today, this 61-acre research and technology complex encompasses 65 buildings in West Baltimore near the Inner Harbor.

The University is Maryland's only public academic health, human services, and law center. Seven professional and graduate schools train the majority of the state's physicians, nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists.

Under the leadership of President Jay A. Perman, MD, the University is a leading partner in the redevelopment of the west side of Baltimore. The University of Maryland BioPark, which opened in October 2005, promotes collaborative research opportunities and bioscience innovation.

Sponsored research totaled $567.1 million in Fiscal Year 2010. With 6,349 students and 6,717 faculty members and staff, the University is an economic engine that returns more than $15 in economic activity for every $1 of state general funds appropriation. The University community gives more than 2 million hours a year in service to the public.

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State¹s public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.

 

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