Phlebotomist Technician I,II,III, or IV
Company: ARUP Laboratories
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 25, 2023
7-On-7-Off A week
5:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday - Friday
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Department: Univ Phlebotomy - 421
COVID and flu vaccination or religious exemption are required prior
to starting this position
Works under general supervision to ensure proper patient
identification, specimen collection, handling, delivery, and
specimen preparation for laboratory testing. Performs high quality
routine and advanced venipuncture and other specimen collection
procedures. Performs select laboratory bedside (point of care)
testing. Maintains open and accurate communications pertaining to
laboratory services with health care providers and patients. The
position includes such function as matching patient information,
data entry, aliquoting, scanning documents, and assist in handling
complex issues that arise in the Phlebotomy department. -
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.
Performs routine and advanced venipuncture, capillary, and urine
collections according to department standards, in a variety of
- - Collecting high quality specimens in a timely manner, using
established phlebotomy techniques
- - Accurately labeling and properly handling specimens
- - Promptly delivering specimens to the clinical laboratory and/or
- - Performing computerized clerical duties necessary to document
accurate specimen collection, audit, update, & retrieve data
Performs neonatal and pediatric phlebotomy as assigned.
Performs laboratory bedside (point of care) testing.
Immediately processes specimens as they become available.
Ensures proper patient identification on both laboratory
paperwork/labels and specimens.
Properly document specimen receipt.
Orders all tests indicated on the laboratory paperwork or process
all orders from interface clients.
Properly adds comments with any additional information.
Identifies issues and document appropriately.
Labels specimens and paperwork appropriately.
Properly handles ambient, refrigerated, and frozen specimens.
Properly labels paperwork and accompanying samples.
Prepares specimens for delivery.
Completes the proper aliquoting of specimens, ensuring proper
Properly operates centrifuges.
Delivers specimens to appropriate testing destinations.
Prepares specimens for delivery by creating STLs (Specimen Transfer
Lists) and packaging according to specimen temperature.
Properly prepares study and research specimens for delivery to
other ARUP laboratories or for shipping.
Maintains an organized, clean, and well-stocked work
area/phlebotomy tray. Properly disposes of contaminated materials
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
Maintains ethical standards in the performance of testing and
observes principles of data security.
Understands, willingly accepts, and performs assignments from the
Phlebotomy Lead, Phlebotomy Supervisor, Group Manager, or designee,
and 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.
Proficient in the Laboratory Test Directory.
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. -
Assists the management team in handling more complex phlebotomy
needs; including specimen searches and phlebotomy compromised
specimens when needed.
Conducts themselves in a professional manner at all times as
- - Good personal hygiene and compliance with ARUP and Phlebotomy
professional appearance policies
- - Treating fellow employees courteously and with respect
- - Expressing opinions and suggestions to appropriate individuals
in a constructive manner
Successfully completes identified cross training duties and
Attends staff meetings and in-service sessions to assure job
competency and communication with ARUP.
Other duties as assigned.
Physical and Other Requirements:
Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the
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
Vision: Having close, far, and peripheral visual acuity to perform
a variety of tasks such as make general observations of depth and
Color Vision: Perception of and ability to distinguish colors
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.
Must be able to maintain department phlebotomy and quality
Previous phlebotomy experience
Licenses & Certifications
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
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
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