Nathan S. Kline Institute
  • 11-Mar-2019 to 24-Mar-2019 (EST)
  • Nathan Kline Institute
  • Orangeburg, NY, USA
  • $29.60
  • Hourly
  • Hourly

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Applications are currently being invited for a part-time Phlebotomist position available under the direction of Dr. Russell Tobe, at the Nathan S. Kline Institute (NKI). The NKI is focused on understanding the underlying biology of and advancing treatments for psychiatric illnesses. Current research protocols include several clinical pharmacology trials exploring novel medications, refined diagnostic characterization, and innovated MRI-based imaging approaches.  The Phlebotomist will be a part of a larger multi-disciplinary team including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, research nurses and other research support staff.  Typically, phlebotomy is completed by full-time nurses and physicians at NKI.  Should they be unsuccessful, the phlebotomist will be contacted to arrange at visit to NKI to assist with that individual research participant.

Phlebotomists collect blood specimens from research participants while adhering to established protocols to ensure proper sample collection and safety. They transport blood specimens to laboratory departments in accordance with proper procedures for such transport and handling. In addition, they provide staff education regarding techniques of phlebotomy, and perform related clerical work.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Collects blood specimens from research participants through the performance of venipuncture.
  • Provides phlebotomy services in inpatient and outpatient areas, following the orders of a study physician or nurse.
  • Enters data concerning blood specimens
  • Supervises, teaches, and provides support to staff

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One year of experience as a Phlebotomist or a certificate in phlebotomy from a recognized college, school, training program, hospital, health care facility, or the Armed Services.
  • Schedule flexibility to permit as needed site visits to NKI within standard business hours with advance notice
  • Ability to work as a member of a team as well as independently
  • Experience in working with pediatric and adult populations
  • Valid Driver's License

Background Investigation/Justice Center Review Requirements:

Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment. 2) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR).  Prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

*The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York.  Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.

Applications will only be accepted through website at: http://corporate.rfmh.org - Click on Employment Opportunities. Applications will be accepted only during the posting dates as listed at the top of the job announcement.

Questions regarding this position please email: hr@rfmh.org

 

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