Monday - Friday (40 hrs/wk)
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Department: Univ Phlebotomy - 421
Performs accurate patient identification, specimen collection, handling, delivery, and specimen preparation for laboratory testing. Perform high quality routine and advance venipuncture and other specimen collection procedures. This position is responsible for training and competence testing for personnel and staff as assigned. Leads discussions, provides instructional material, conducts evaluations, and coordinates phlebotomy training with all staff, ensuring competent performance of venipuncture techniques, preparation and handling of patient specimens. Performs the essential functions of a Phlebotomist as workload and staffing demands.
ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and an enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
ARUP proudly hires top talent to create a work environment of diversity, professional growth and continuous development. Our workforce is committed to the important service we provide to over one million patients each month. We always strive for excellence and have a strong desire to have involvement with the advances in medicine and the role laboratory services plays within each patient’s life. We never forget that there is a patient behind every specimen we receive.
We are looking for individuals who want to contribute to ARUP's culture of accountability, integrity, service, and excellence. Consider joining our dynamic team.
Works with the Supervisor to schedule and provide training.
Ensures that all appropriate training documentation is complete.
Assists in the maintenance of the training program including updating procedures and training modules.
Educates employees when indicated by Quality Assurance or other monitoring systems.
Works in the production environment as needed.
Continually audit employees for training and competency.
Train new employees in high standards of customer service and knowledge of ARUP’s commitment to patient care.
Motivate the Phlebotomy staff to provide effective training and to continually keep learning and improving.
Maintains an organized, clean, and well-stocked work area/phlebotomy tray. Properly disposes of contaminated materials, keeps work areas supplied and clean, and observes all established safety policies
Maintains consideration and courtesy toward patients, healthcare providers, and clients, as well as an atmosphere and environment that respects the patient’s dignity and protects their privacy and confidentiality.
Understands, willingly accepts, and performs assignments from the Phlebotomy Lead, Phlebotomy Supervisor, Group Manager, or designee; is supportive of those in authority.
Develops and maintains knowledge of the ARUP and UH department facilities, policies, procedures, and processes. Promptly notifies immediate superiors of exceptions and/or unusual occurrences.
Provides necessary information and timely, appropriate communications to patients, hospital and clinic personnel, ARUP personnel, and various clients for efficient specimen collection and accurate testing.
Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner at all times as evidenced by
good personal hygiene and compliance with ARUP and Phlebotomy and Support Services professional appearance policies
treating fellow employees courteously and with respect
expressing opinions and suggestions to appropriate individuals in a constructive manner
Demonstrates through diligence, personal ability, and communication, characteristics of technical accomplishment that will encourage fellow employees to perform to the best of their abilities.
Successfully completes identified cross training duties and maintains competency.
Works flexible hours to accommodate new trainees as needed.
Attends staff meetings and in-service sessions to assure job competency and communication with ARUP.
Discuss new training initiatives, techniques, and issues in staff meeting.
Other duties as assigned.
Physical and Other Requirements:
Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Mobility: The person in this position needs to occasionally move between work sites and inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
Communicate: Frequently communicate with others.
PPE: Biohazard laboratory environment that requires use of personal protective equipment in accordance with CDC and OSHA regulations and company policies.
ARUP Policies and Procedures: To conduct self in compliance with all ARUP Policies and Procedures.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Fine Motor Control: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
Vision: Having close, far, and peripheral visual acuity to perform a variety of tasks such as make general observations of depth and distance
Continuing Education: Continual assessment of current literature and best practices.
Flexibility with weekend and alternative shifts as needed to train staff
Regular and reliable attendance
Reliable and dependable performance
Ability to work well with others
Ability to work all required overtime
High School Diploma or Equivalent or better.
Technical/Other Training or better in Phlebotomy.
One (1) year experience in Phlebotomy or relevant experience in patient care
One year of college coursework (24 credit hours) in healthcare or related life science
Demonstrated organizational, problem solving, troubleshooting, and interpersonal skills
Previous training experience (paid or unpaid) in an individual or group setting
Licenses & Certifications
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)