Mobile Phlebotomist

University Of Washington - Little Rock, AR4.1

Part-time

Opportunity Type: Mobile Phlebotomist

Location: Research study being conducted in the Little Rock, AR Metropolitan Area

Department: Led by research team in the Department of Family and Child Nursing at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Overview:

We are seeking a highly motivated and capable research professional to fill the role of Mobile Phlebotomist as a part of a national study called SHINE (Study of Health in Early and Adult Life). This study is a follow-up to a well-known longitudinal study (the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development) that began in the early 1990s. In SHINE, we are examining how experiences in childhood may affect parameters of health in adulthood.

The Mobile Phlebotomist will conduct in-home study visits with adult subjects (ages 25-31) in the Little Rock, AR Metropolitan Area. The in-home study visits will be conducted in accordance with an IRB-approved research protocol. The Mobile Phlebotomist will perform an in-home blood draw, processing (including the use of centrifuge), and preparation of aliquotted samples for overnight shipment. This is a temporary, contract position involving no more than one in-home visit per day, starting in the morning between 7am and 10am. The study protocol will take less than 2.0 hours to complete, excluding travel time. This position will pay a flat fee per completed subject, accounting for mileage to subject homes and the purchase of dry ice for the samples.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Perform in-home blood draw and processing according to IRB approved research protocol guidelines
  • Pick up dry ice prior to visit for proper cold storage of collected samples
  • Prepare and drop off samples for overnight shipment with provided shipment and storage containers

Requirements:

  • 2 or more years of experience working as a certified phlebotomist with extended practice in both blood draw and blood processing, involving the use of a centrifuge and aliquoting
  • Able to drive (occasionally long distances) by car to the in-home study visit
  • Able to access an online map for navigation and prompt arrival to the in-home study visit
  • Have a reliable mobile device for communication with the study team and subjects
  • Have availability in the mornings (7-10 am) when all study visits are scheduled to begin
  • Have availability on weekends (if needed)
  • Able to complete study related paperwork
  • Able to perform proper handling and disposal of blood draw/processing waste
  • Able to maintain good condition of study equipment and supplies
  • Preferable if have own centrifuge

The Mobile Phlebotomist will be trained by research team at the University of Washington to follow the study blood sample collection and processing protocol. The Mobile Phlebotomist will comply with laboratory safety policies when handling human blood samples, including the use of Biological Safety Cabinets and Personal Protective Equipment/PPE.

Job Types: Temporary, Contract

Payment:

  • Mobile Phlebotomist will receive $100 per completed subject. The duration of the study is dependent on the completion of the entire eligible study cohort in the Little Rock, AR Metropolitan Area (about 100 subjects).

Job Types: Temporary, Contract

Salary: $100.00 /day

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: $100.00 /day

Experience:

  • Blood Processing, including centrifuging and aliquotting: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Phlebotomy: 3 years (Preferred)

License:

  • Phlebotomy (Preferred)

Shifts:

  • Morning (Preferred)

Hours per week:

  • 10-19

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely