Phlebotomist Technician 2: SOM: MED: Department of Public Health-Davis Campus
Department Description The Department of Public Health Sciences is a large, complex teaching and research department in the UC Davis School of Medicine. Our mission is to improve the health of people through population-based approaches by carrying out educational programs, epidemiologic research, public service and policy development. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 11/18/19Salary Range : $26.20 to $32.59Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 100Shift Hour : 8 hoursLocation : Public Health Sciences, The Grove/Surge, DavisCampus,City : DavisUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesThis is a full-time, career position. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigators, the Phlebotomist Technician II works closely with the Lab Specimen/Biorepository Manager, project managers, and study staff supporting research related activities on a variety of epidemiology projects, however the main studies will include, but not limited to the MARBLES (Markers of Autism Risk in Babies - Learning Early Signs), B-SAFE (Bio-Specimen Assessment of Fire Effects), and WHATNOW California studies. The Phlebotomist Technician provides adult, pediatric, and neonatal phlebotomy, assist with specimen processing for all study related specimens, assist with data entry, and serve as clinical resource liaison for study PIs and staff. The position also requires the Phlebotomist Technician II to be on-call for and attend participant hospital deliveries, obtain associated samples, and coordinate the processing of biological samples of multiple types and requires an extensive amount of handling and processing of biological samples of multiple types in both laboratory and hospital settings. Required Qualifications
Licensed as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician as required by current State of California phlebotomy regulations and guidelines.
Two years' experience in phlebotomy of adults and pediatrics, including individuals with autism and/or other disabilities.
Experience processing specimens in a laboratory or conducing other laboratory work that requires attention to detail, labeling, and measurement of materials.
Experience following office and/or research protocol(s).
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to learn other computer programs.
Skills and knowledge to practice safe handling, transport, and processing of biological specimens, such as blood, placenta, breast milk, urine, saliva, feces, and hair samples or in handling other hazardous materials.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracysufficient to maintain participant files and databases on a large number of study participants.
Skills and ability to travel to various work locations to attend department or study meetings or participate in special projects, training, etc.
Skills and ability to drive up to 2.5 hours each way to participant homes and hospitals to complete study visits.
Ability to make various reagents and effectively use a micropipettor or other laboratory tools.
Completion of IRB Human Subjects training and HIPAA trainings (Must be completed within 30 days of hire).
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues.
Strong ability to work independently.
Strong ability to work as part of a team.
Excellent interpersonal skills, both in person and over the telephone.
Must have a California driver's license or be eligible to obtain a California driver's license by position start date.
Must be able to drive to transport samples in either a UC provided vehicle or personal vehicle
(mileage reimbursement will be provided).
Must be flexible and available to work evening and weekend hours according to appointment scheduling needs.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. For Schools of Health (SOM and SON) on the UC Davis Health job search, please apply through the Davis Campus Job Listings To apply:
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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