Entry-Level Phlebotomist, Donor Care Technician 1, Part-time, Hoxworth Donor Services

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.


Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati, Hoxworth Blood Center (HBC) is recruiting for several part-time, Entry-Level Phlebotomist, Donor Care Technician 1 positions, in the Donor Services Division. The intended candidate will register and screen prospective blood donors and process blood donors at the Hoxworth Blood Center Neighborhood Donor Centers and Mobile Operations. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all our activities.


We have several part-time (60-75% FTE, 24-30 hours per week) openings for our Mobile Units and in the following Neighborhood Donor Center locations:
Anderson, Blue Ash, North (West Chester, OH), Tri-County (Springdale, OH), and West (Bridgetown North, OH) 


Varying shifts are available.  Occasional holiday and rotating weekend shifts are required.
This position requires friendly, patient, reliable individuals that will be responsible for taking vital signs, performing venipuncture, and providing post-donation care for our community of volunteer blood donors. Experience in customer service and phlebotomy is ideal; excellent communication skills, a focus on quality, and the ability to work a flexible schedule are essential.  This position offers opportunities for career advancement, mentorship, and continued education.


Saving lives is no easy task, but at Hoxworth Blood Center, it's what we do every day and we're looking for positive, professional individuals to join our team and help advance our lifesaving mission. If you're a detail-oriented individual with experience in customer service, an interest in the field of medicine, and a passion for making a difference in the lives of others, then we invite you to apply for a position at Hoxworth Blood Center.

Essential Functions

  • Guide donors through the process and provide education opportunities throughout the experience.
  • Obtain and update registration information prior to donation according to established departmental procedures.
  • Determines suitability of prospective donors based upon evaluation of health history and physical findings
  • Perform all documentation including reviews, either electronic or manual to meet regulatory and HBC procedures and guidelines.
  • Correctly perform, record, and evaluate all Quality Control (QC) of equipment for collection operation.  
  • Selects vein, prepares venipuncture site, performs phlebotomy for whole blood component collections. 
  • Maintains a successful phlebotomy rate as defined by the division.
  • Recognizes and appropriately manages adverse donor reactions.
  • Performs the duties of the receptionist in his/her absence.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED

Required Trainings/Certifications

Valid driver's license with an acceptable record

Required Experience

Six (6) months customer service experience

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Seldom
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
  • Hearing, listening - Often
  • Talking - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Often
  • Stooping - Often
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Crouching - Seldom
  • Reaching overhead - Often
  • Pulling, pushing - Often
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often
  • Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Seldom
  • Lifting - over 50 pounds - Seldom

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive starting pay rate of $17.84 per hour.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at https://www.uc.edu/careers.html.


For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at jobs@uc.edu


The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REQ: 95454 


Entry-Level Phlebotomist, Donor Care Technician 1, Part-time, Hoxworth Donor Services

Date:  May 9, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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