The Center for Public Health Genomics is seeking multiple candidates to work as a PRN phlebotomist. This position requires travel throughout the state of Virginia which will be reimbursed. This position will support a multi-site clinical research study and the hours will be variable depending on when and where a patient is admitted to the study.
The phlebotomist must be comfortable with children and have expertise in venipuncture of children between the ages of 2 and 16 with the blood draws occurring in the patient's homes or other suitable locations throughout the state.
Job related duties include communicating with the study team, electronic data entry via iPad, processing blood samples, preparing samples for shipping and documenting sample collections per study guidelines.
This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/HRM-029The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will require a DMV, Drug Screen, Professional Licensure Check, Health Screen (Please see attached policy on Health Screen (PLAKA-DMV)
Education: high school graduate or equivalent.
Experience: 1 year relevant experience preferred.
Licensure: Certification with a nationally recognized phlebotomy organization preferred.
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking, bending/stooping and climbing (ladder, steps); Repetitive motion: extension and flexion at wrist. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull < 20lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, noise, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
COVID Vaccination Requirement
Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.
If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.
Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.
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