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Phlebotomist - Metabolic Health Research - HHS

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Health and Medical Services

Job ID: 268746

About Us

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Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. 

Job Summary

Performs venipuncture to obtain blood samples. Conducts oral glucose tolerance test that requires the insertion of a catheter for repeated blood collection over two (2) hours in pregnant women.

** This position is considered limited-term staff since it utilizes contingent funding. Continued employment is contingent upon availability of grant funding for this position.


1. Conducts oral glucose tolerance test on research subjects
2. Obtains and processes blood samples according to laboratory procedures and in compliance with the IRB (Institutional Review Board)
3. Works with faculty, staff, and student research assistants in the Exercise Physiology Laboratory and/or Exercise Biomarkers Laboratory
4. Completes and maintains all compliance-related training

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High School diploma or equivalent

Required Experience
At least six (6) months experience working with blood draws. Proficient with insertion of antecubital catheter for repeated blood draws.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Phlebotomist certification
Proficiency with insertion of antecubital catheter placement for repeated blood draws.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one-time meeting assigned deadlines

Knowledge and understanding of Institutional Review Board

Proficiency in antecubital catheter placement and blood processing
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem-solving, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management, and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

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