Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Phlebotomist / Specimen Processing Tech I - 1.0 FTE

Phlebotomist / Specimen Processing Tech I - 1.0 FTE

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Regular Full-Time
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

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The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.


  • Promotes and maintain effective and professional communication with patients, clients, co-workers and SCCA colleagues
  • Performs specimen processing of blood specimens / performs venipuncture phlebotomy on patients, donors, research participants and employees where required
  • Processes specimens including centrifugation, aliquoting, and dispensing specimens to proper lab processing and sendout sites
  • Transfusion Support Service, order, receives, and properly stores blood components for transfusion
  • Bone marrow tech assistance program/duties include proficient smear prep, specimen prep, assistance to clinician and required paperwork and LIS order entry
  • Participates in Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance programs
  • Records variances of standard policies and procedures in Patient Safety Net accurately and where required
  • Responsible for receiving patients at the Alliance Laboratory for blood draw appointments and scheduling walk-in appointments
  • May include Patient Service Representative duties


  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Preferred One year working as Phlebotomist in a professional phlebotomy practice\
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Preferred specimen handling and processing experience including accessioning, centrifuge, aliquoting, sendouts and blood banking
  • Preferred EPIC/Cadence, answering phones/handling phone inquiries from patients and staff
  • Completion of phlebotomy training course preferred
  • Washington state MA/Phlebotomist certification (or sponsored by SCCA if competency assessment and training are completed) preferred

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