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PHLEBOTOMIST/ LAB ASSISTANT- Mattox Lab

ABOUT US: Scripps Research is ranked the most influential institution in the world for its impact on innovation. We expand basic knowledge in the biosciences, and use these fundamental advancements to develop profound innovations that improve wellbeing. Our educational and training programs mold talented and committed students and postdocs into leading edge scientists. Scientists in the institute’s five academic research departments work hand-in-hand with researchers of the Scripps Research Translational Institute and Calibr to merge foundational studies in biology, chemistry and computer science with translational science to produce pioneering drugs and advances in digital and precision medicine. Together, we cultivate new scientific leaders and expand the frontiers of knowledge to deliver medical breakthroughs to better human health around the globe. If you have a passion for making a difference, this could be your opportunity to join our transformative team.
 
POSITION TITLE: Phlebotomist / Lab Assistant
 
POSITION SUMMARY: The Phlebotomist / Lab Assistant performs duties typically expected of a Phlebotomist, including drawing blood from normal human volunteers and preparing specimens for the Normal Blood Donor Service (NBDS) department and monitoring vital signs. Performs clerical and/or administrative support duties for identifying, screening and scheduling donors. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: 
  • Recruit, screen, and schedule potential blood donor participants.
  • Collect, record and monitor donor vital signs.
  • Collect and/or prepare blood specimens in a high-volume environment.
  • Perform standard laboratory procedures, including blood processing, blood typing and DNA extraction.
  • Perform administrative duties associated with lab records.
  • May perform other duties as assigned or necessary.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Phlebotomy certification through San Diego County. 
  • 5+years of experience in Phlebotomy.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position works in an office environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.
 
SCHEDULE TYPE: This is a part time position. Hours will be Mon- Wednesday 6am – 11am and as needed.
 
LOCATION: La Jolla, California 
 
COMPENSATION: $22-$25 per hour
 
The above statements describe the level of work performed and expected in general terms. The statements are not intended to list all the responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of employees so classified, and the content herein is subject to change due to the business needs of Scripps Research, with or without notice.  Furthermore, nothing in this job description shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment-at-will status of Scripps Research staff. 
 
EEO Statement:
The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background in the fields of science. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status. Underrepresented individuals are encouraged to apply.
 
COVID-19 update:
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