Phlebotomist Sr

Rochester, NY


Position Summary:

The Phlebotomy Training Senior Tech, under the direction of the Supervisor, oversees all aspects of Phlebotomy Staff training. The Training Coordinator will provide technical expertise and enhance the growth of the department through areas of staff development and training personnel in day- to-day operations.

Job Duties:

  1. Performs all specimen processing functions accurately following established procedures (30%)

  2. Ensures that staff follow laboratory policies and procedures, including safety and security (5%)

  3. Trains and coordinates the training of new staff, including program development and revision, orientation and direction of in-house trainers. (25%)

  4. Evaluates progress of training. Makes recommendations for training methods and content to supervisor(s) (5%)

  5. Coordinates the retraining of current staff when ongoing errors are identified (5%)

  6. Coordinates ongoing staff training and development (7%)

  7. Maintains and updates Training Manual and materials (5%)

  8. Evaluates and implements new techniques and procedures that may be considered for process change (2%)

  9. Assess staff competency. Documents and reports competency to meet regulatory requirements (10%)

  10. Continuously assesses work processes and makes suggestions to supervisor for improved work methods and ways to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and solve operational problems. (2%)

  11. Works with supervisor(s) and other laboratory staff to plan for and accomplish departmental and organizational goals and objectives. Promotes and supports a positive team environment within the laboratory (2%)

  12. Participates in maintaining the department in technical readiness to meet the regulatory compliance standards for New York State, CAP and any other regulatory agency inspecting the clinical laboratory (2%)

General Requirements:

  1. Effective interpersonal skills, and maintains a friendly and courteous professional manner at all times.

  2. Excellent Communication, word processing and computer skills are essential.

  3. Is able to prioritize and maintain focus while performing multiple tasks.

  4. Punctuality and a good attendance record.

  5. Adherence to all University, Division and Department policies.

  6. Adherence to all laboratory safety procedures.

  7. May be required to rotate shifts; will be required to work weekends and holiday as assigned.

  8. Professional discretion with confidential patient results.


  • Reports to Phlebotomy Supervisors.

  • Under daily direction from the Nursing Practice Coordinator

  • Evaluates department trainers

Knowledge & Experience

  • 2 years of Phlebotomy experience required

  • Associate's degree preferred

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 2 years of Phlebotomy operational experience preferred

  • Excellent communication, word processing and computer skills required

  • Professional discretion and confidentiality required

  • May be required to rotate shifts and work weekends and holidays required

  • PHEL - Phlebotomy Trained Phlebotomy certification or equivalent upon hire required

NOTE : The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 18.89 - $ 25.51 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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