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Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities

Responsibilities*

In addition to competency in obtaining blood specimens from adult patients candidate must also obtain blood specimens ordered by a physician from patients with alternate venous access devices. Candidate will assume chief tech duties in the absence of a supervisor or lead, troubleshoot problems, report back to supervisor, and may perform routine bench tests (such as urine's and streps).

May perform special tests such as plasma catecholamine, coagulation testing, venous blood gases and glucose tolerance testing, and reports results. Maintains records of tests performed and blood samples taken. Pediatric procedures must be performed with confidence at Children & Women units within UMHS and in the Satellite Support Locations. Provide training, mentoring and support to new employees and less experienced staff. Perform duties of a phlebotomist as required.

Required Qualifications*

In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.

  • High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in phlebotomy for the Specialist role
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population and team.
  • Some experience with electronic computer programs is required.
  • Demonstrated ability in two or more of the following categories is required:
    • Proficiency in pediatric phlebotomy
    • Proficiency in blood collections from vascular access devices
    • Proficiency with all computer applications used in the Satellite Support area
    • Proficiency with Point of Care testing and QC.

This position requires frequent standing and walking as well as lifting, positioning, pushing and /or transferring patients, candidate must have physical ability to accomplish this.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Pediatric experience and port access trained highly desirable.  
  • Previous experience with MiChart/EPIC, and Soft Lab a plus.

Work Schedule

This full time, 40 hour position on the day shift, the schedule will be M-F 9-5 with 1 Saturday a month required.

Work Locations

This postion is located at Canton Health Center.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.