MD Anderson Cancer Center Phlebotomist, Extern in Houston, Texas

Performs phlebotomy procedures in a competent manner

Demonstrates competency via direct observation and assessment for the following phlebotomy procedures:


Central Venous Catheter Blood Collection

Arterial Puncture

Blood Culture Collection for Bottles and Isolator Tubes

Bleeding Time

Isolation Room Procedures

  • Age Specific Skills

  • Completes assignment without undue reliance on others.

  • Achieves productivity standard of the section.

  • Assists with problem solving.

  • Attends continuing educational programs.

  • Assists with the training of new hires and students

    Adheres to applicable policies, procedures, and protocols

  • Performs all phlebotomy procedures in accordance with the section's procedure manual.

  • Accurately identifies patient and collects the correct specimens.

  • Maintains specimen integrity by collecting and transporting specimens in a timely manner.

  • Completes records (electronic and paper) and files as appropriate.

  • Assists co-workers as required.

    Complies with all safety policies

  • Assists in ensuring a safe environment for patients, co-workers, and visitors.

  • Utilizes all equipment and supplies in a manner that ensures safety to patients, co-workers and self.

  • Wears protective attire and personal protective equipment in accordance with regulatory, institutional, and divisional requirements.

  • Participates in all required safety training.

High school diploma or equivalent and enrollment in a phlebotomy program. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 23,400

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 27,400

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 31,400