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Phlebotomist Coordinator

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: March 16, 2023

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Phlebotomist Coordinator

VPR-Center for Family Research

About the University of Georgia

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The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

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Benefits Eligibility
Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time
Full Time

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Commensurate with Experience

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Open until filled

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Location of Vacancy
Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Information

Classification Title
Allied Health Technical/Paraprofessional/Professional



Minimum Qualifications
Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Position Summary
This position will be a phlebotomist at the Center for Family Research, working across multiple NIH-funded research projects. Major responsibilities include: Training teams of part-time phlebotomists on blood collection, processing, and management protocols; Conducting phlebotomies during research home visits; Developing and updating phlebotomy and other biomarker data collection, processing, transporting, storing and shipping protocols; Managing dry lab equipment and phlebotomy supply inventory; Tracking samples and coordinating shipments to external labs. The ideal candidate will have multiple years of experience in conducting phlebotomies and additional lab experience. This position will be a critical member of multiple study teams.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
- Certification in phlebotomies

- Efficiency/Dependability

- Initiative

- Problem solving and troubleshooting

Physical Demands
Lift 25 lbs.

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Conduct blood draws on participants as scheduled; Train teams of phlebotomists on blood collection, processing, and storage protocols associated with multiple NIH-funded research projects and follow-up with quality assurance checks.

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Write and update phlebotomy protocols (specific to each project as needed) related to blood collection, processing, transporting, storing, and shipping.

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Manage all dry lab equipment and inventory in accordance with project needs

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Track blood collection using de-identified numerical trackers; Prepare data collection reports for Project Managers.

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Prepare shipments of blood to external labs; Prepare tracking sheets to share with external lab managers.

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Keywords: University of Georgia, Athens , Phlebotomist Coordinator, Healthcare , Athens, Georgia

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