Position will sought to collect blood samples from older adults as part of a large cohort study on health and mental health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Phlebotomists will travel to research participants' homes, collect blood using venipuncture; transport specimens to the Johns Hopkins Biological Repository (JHBR) located in East Baltimore. After receiving training, Phlebotomists will work individually and relatively independently
Phlebotomists will use materials needed to perform standard venipuncture (e.g., needles, syringes, blood collection tubes, sharps disposal containers)
High School Diploma or GED required. Phlebotomist Technician Certificate required. Required to have access to their own vehicle in order to drive to participants' homes (up to 2 hours from Baltimore City).Must have valid Maryland drivers license and access to own vehicle with valid insurance.
Minimum two years experience as a trained phlebotomist preferred. Experience with older adults preferred. Certification as a registered Phlebotomist by a nationally recognized agency is preferred (e.g., National Center for Competency Testing, American Medical Technologists, American Society for Clinical Pathology, American Society for Clinical Pathology, American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians, National Phlebotomy Association).
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