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Phlebotomist - Laboratory (Dayshift, Austin TX)

Austin, TX, US
    Position: Phlebotomist - Laboratory (Dayshift, Austin TX)
    Talent Area: Clinical Support
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Austin, TX, US
    Regular/Temporary: Regular
    Shift: 7 AM - 3:30 PM
    Job ID: 405174

We are searching for a Pathology Patient Care Technician (Phlebotomist)-- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform phlebotomy for inpatients and outpatients as well as order and process specimens in the laboratory.

Think you’ve got what it takes?


  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • PBT-ASCP Certified Phlebotomy Technician certification preferred
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 1 year phlebotomy experience required


  • Interacts with patients and parents to perform phlebotomy procedures following protocols for age appropriate care
  • Performs venipuncture, finger-stick, and heel-stick phlebotomy procedures including blood cultures, newborn screens, dxylose and glucose tolerances, etc. as written in the Central Receiving and Processing manual
  • Greets parents and patients promptly and courteously, values customers and gives customer full attentions
  • Demonstrates theoretical and practical knowledge of the procedures and equipment; maintains skills and demonstrates competency via performance, documentation, and observation by supervisory staff
  • Performs and participates in proficiency testing programs to validate competency as required
  • Demonstrates theoretical and practical knowledge of the procedures and equipment, maintains skills and demonstrates competency via performance, documentation, and observation by supervisory staff
  • Documents events in the event tracker as events are discovered. Investigates circumstances around the events and document directs workflow and staff breaks to ensure work is processed within the established turn-around time

Phlebotomist - Laboratory (Dayshift, Austin TX)

About Texas Children’s

Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.

Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. 

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Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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