Job Description

Job Title: Flex Full Time Patient Care Technician - Phlebotomy Team
Job ID: 89528231
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: IV Therapy Team
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Do you have a passion for providing direct patient care and enhancing the patient's experience? Are you passionate about delivering the best care possible and want to make a difference in the lives of your patients? UPMC Presbyterian is hiring a Full-Time Patient Care Technician (Phlebotomy) to support the IV Therapy Team.

This position will typically work 12-hour shifts.This is the standard expectation for this role. Hours will vary dependent on the staffing needs of the unit. Starting out, the role would be 28-30 hours weekly. During summer months, or if there is an opening on the unit, hours required would become 36. Candidates must be available to work 28-36 hours on a weekly basis. This position does include all full time benefits. 

The UPMC Presbyterian IV Therapy Team specializes in a variety of IV services. This team is a perfect fit for Patient Care Technicians who are energized by intense collaboration with colleagues. We receive a very high volume of patients and teamwork is extremely important to ensure the needs of the hospital, and patients, are met on a daily basis. We are a very fast paced unit that puts safety first. We look out for each other, hold each other accountable, and most of all help each other to get the job done!


Responsibilities:
  • Phlebotomy procedures will be the primary responsibility for this role. 
  • Provides explanation to patients and their families regarding services. 
  • May apply, monitor and remove patient restraints per physician's orders.
  • Adhere to all departmental and nursing policies. 
  • Inform staff and supervisors of any unusual or problematic incidents. 
  • Assists with training and orienting new employees, as applicable and assigned. 
  • Provides patient care including assisting with patient procedures and activities of daily living. 
  • Secondary responsibilities of a Patient Care Technician could include knowledge of foley removals, dressing changes, vital signs, and other nursing core assistant responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • 1+ yea of recent phlebotomy experience is preferred 
  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Successful completion of basic information system training. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to walk long distances throughout the assigned shift (5+ miles). 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $14.61 to $22.93 / hour

Union Position: No

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