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UnityPoint Health Phlebotomist in Marshalltown, Iowa

Full-time, 2nd shift

The phlebotomist, under the direction of the Lab Supervisor, is responsible for collection of blood samples through phlebotomy techniques, including vacutainer, syringe, winged infusion set and capillary collections. All phlebotomists are expected to assist with collections from outpatients, inpatients as well as nursing home patients and any other patient types supported by UnityPoint Health.

Phlebotomists also assist in the collection of other specimens such as urines for analysis and urines for drug screens.

Phlebotomists should possess good clerical and computer skills to support the Laboratory department.

  • Learn and understand basic techniques of phlebotomy and specimen collection.

  • Perform phlebotomy and specimen collection for inpatients, outpatients and nursing home patients

  • Learn and understand collection of urine drug screens for occupational and medical collections

  • Assists technologists with duties including but not limited to stocking supplies, washing laboratory dishes, inventory management & follow up on reports

  • After competent, assist in training new staff in phlebotomy

  • Registers and looks up orders for samples in the Hospital Information System, enters data and orders samples into Laboratory Information system

  • Answers incoming phone calls

Valid driver’s license.

Must be able to read, write and speak English

Must possess basic computer skills and knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email and web browser


High school diploma

Medical assistant degree1 year experience

Certified Medical Assistant

Requisition ID: 2020-83209

Street: 3 S 4th Ave

Name: 2560 Marshalltown

Posting Minimum: USD $12.00/Hr.

Name: Laboratory - North

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Full-time, 2nd Shift

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