Vanderbilt University Medical Center Phlebotomist 2 - VUMC Diagnostic Client Laboratory Services Laboratories in Nashville, Tennessee

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Unit Summary

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been rated the #1 Hospital in Nashville and the state of Tennessee by the US News & World Report. VUMC’s Diagnostic Laboratories - consisting of Laboratory Client Services (LCS), Clinical Pathology Services (CPS), Diagnostic Molecular & Genetics Services (DMGS), and Anatomic Pathology Services (APS) - have state-of-the-art automation and exceptional employees to meet the demands of accurately and timely performance of tests, while providing our patients and their families with enhanced and exceptional care. VUMC is rated in the Top 100 Most Wired Hospitals with advanced LIS systems and technologies.

Vanderbilt’s Diagnostic Laboratories support adult and pediatric care for inpatient and outpatient settings. Our fast-paced, team oriented culture gives you the opportunity to contribute to breakthroughs with healthcare advancements. We support your career growth with a comprehensive medical laboratory science program and a established Professional Advancement Ladder (PAL).

Job Summary

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is seeking to hire a Phlebotomist II, whom will report to the Team Leader of VUMC’s Diagnostic Outpatient Phlebotomy Laboratories and whom will have overall responsibilities for providing phlebotomy laboratory services and exceptional customer service with minimal guidance – including venipuncture, basic telephone etiquette and assisting patients with obtaining resolutions, in accordance with diagnostic laboratory protocols.

Performs Phlebotomy with minimal guidance. Responsible for accessioning specimens or patient tissue materials for testing including packaging specimens or tissue materials to be sent out to referring laboratory. Works closely with all laboratory staff, medical staff, and external customers. Performs customer service functions including telephone etiquette and basic troubleshooting and problem resolution. For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click here at http://www.vanderbilt.edu/work-at-vanderbilt/requirements/nursing1.pdf .

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Position Qualifications

Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 1 year relevant experience

Preferred:

  • Three or more years of high volume venipuncture

  • Phlebotomy ASCP certification

Position Shift:

  • Full-Time, 9:00am-5:30pm Monday-Friday

  • Weekend and holiday rotations = a Sat/Sun once every 3 rd , once/maybe twice out of every 7 holidays with a minimum of 2hrs work required with the rotations

VUMC Recent Accomplishments

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:

  • US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center at http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/billwilkerson/ ), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training

  • Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.

  • Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"

  • The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score

  • National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US

  • Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Tennessee

  • Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer

  • American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US

Download the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Facts 2016-2017 at https://www.vanderbilthealth.com/main/39107 to learn more about our services and facilities.

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Job Clinical Labs/Pathology

Organization: Phlebotomy 201469

Title: Phlebotomist 2 - VUMC Diagnostic Client Laboratory Services Laboratories

Location: TN-Nashville-The Vanderbilt Clinic (TVC)

Requisition ID: 1806620