Job Description

Want to make a difference? Join our team of dedicated professionals providing support and treatment to at-risk children and youth facing mental health, behavioral and child welfare challenges. Through our Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU), hospital diversion program (New Vistas) and Jefferson Hills Academy, we use some of the most current practices, interventions and protocols to address the complex needs of vulnerable youth and their families.

Phlebotomist Position Purpose:

To provide basic healthcare services and support medical team in care of children/youth admitted to Jefferson Hills New Vistas Crisis Stabilization Unit and/or Jefferson Hills Academy. Responsibilities include:

  • Perform blood collections by venipuncture and capillary techniques for children
  • Collect specimens for drug screens, alcohol/drug tests etc.
  • Perform data entry of patient information in an accurate and timely manner
  • Prepare all collected specimens for testing and analysis
  • Maintain patient and specimen information logs
  • Maintains a culturally and socioeconomically sensitive environment for children/youth.
  • Successfully completes all required trainings in a timely manner.
  • Follows and enforces all Jefferson Hills’ Policies and Procedures, including but not limited to confidentiality, sexual harassment/harassment, dual relationships, physical and sexual abuse reporting, Corporate Compliance and Code of Ethics.
  • Must be willing and able to perform physical restraints with children/youth using required CPI techniques

 

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certified as a Phlebotomy Technician by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • Previous experience as a phlebotomist, with youth/children
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Comfortable working under minimal supervision
  • Reliable transportation and clean driving record if applicable
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed

For Consideration:

  • Please apply with your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.
  • Jefferson Hills is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected status according to Colorado state and federal laws.
  • Applicants must be 21 years or older.

NOTE: This position works in a licensed, residential child care facility. Drug screen and rigorous background check required for employment.

Jefferson Hills is an equal opportunity employer.

COVID VACCINATION NOTICE: In accordance with Jefferson Hills’ duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, and in accordance with the Colorado State Board of Health’s Emergency Rules as a licensed facility with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), all new hires must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination at the time of hire or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson Hills prior to being hired to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and their families.