Job Description

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


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!

  • 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.


  • 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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