Compensation

Phlebotomist

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

18394 (NE S SEIU 925 HCP/LT)
22589 (NE H NI SEIU 925 HCP/LT)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Perform phlebotomy on patients to obtain laboratory specimens.

BASIC FUNCTION

Collect blood specimens and perform simple laboratory procedures.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, following established standards and practices, collect blood from patients; instruct patients in the procedure for the collection of specimens.

TYPICAL WORK

Prepare patient and collection equipment according to established procedures for blood collection; verify patient identification;

Instruct patients in the procedure for collecting urine and stool specimens;

Assist with inventory and ordering of supplies;

Perform simple laboratory procedures such as bleeding time, whole blood prothrombin time, whole blood glucose determinations and setting up bacterial cultures; calibrate and perform preventive maintenance to laboratory instruments;

Maintain required records, reports and statistics;

Assist in the orientation and training of students and new employees;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school graduation AND completion of a phlebotomy course

OR

equivalent education/experience.

Legal Requirement

Current Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy Certification (MA-P) with the Washington State Department of Health, OR obtain the MA-P within 60 days of start date.

CLASS SPECIFICATION HISTORY

New Class: 2-7-92
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 6-1-05
Revise Legal Requirement: 4-1-22