Rush University Medical Center  Phlebotomist in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Phlebotomist

Department: Infectious Dis Admin

Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)


Job Number: 2018-3324

Job Description:

Are you an experienced Professional passionate about bringing your expertise to our thriving hospital

If so, you are the right candidate for our Phlebotomist position!


Position Responsibilities:

  • Obtains blood specimens from patients by the invasive procedure of venipuncture.

  • Once proficient in adult and geriatric venipuncture and with additional training, the phlebotomist performs skin puncture on neonates, skin puncture or venipuncture on children and adolescents.

  • Acts as a liaison between the healthcare provider and Rush Medical Laboratories.

  • Is responsible for collecting specimens for routine, preoperative, timed and STAT collections.

  • Interacts and communicates with physicians, nurses, laboratory personnel and other members of the health care team.

  • This position requires the ability to assist laboratory staff in order entry and specimen handling.

  • Phlebotomist is required to move throughout different patient units to assist fellow phlebotomists

Position Qualifications Include:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required

  • A minimum of two years of phlebotomy experience in a hospital setting required

  • Must have Phlebotomy experience with Adults and Pediatrics

  • National Phlebotomy Association, American Society of Clinical Pathologist (ASCP) or equivalent certification preferred

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Availability to work some weekends

  • Promote teamwork by working together with supervisors and peers.

  • Exercise independent judgment

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush's 14-story hospital Tower is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy-an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.

  • Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.

  • Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds

  • RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.

  • As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.