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Cedars-Sinai Certified Phlebotomist - PD - Evening in Los Angeles, California

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Tell me about the role:

Under the general supervision of the manager, the Certified Phlebotomist performs blood collection procedures, including

venipuncture, skin puncture and special collection procedures. Responsibilities include collecting, receiving and distributing

laboratory specimens and logging specimen collection information. Performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to

the age and developmental issues of the patient population(s) being served.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs a wide range of phlebotomy procedures including venipuncture, capillary puncture, and special collectionprocedures; uses proper technique in accordance with SOPs.

  • Maintains phlebotomy tray in a sanitary and properly supplied condition.

•Logs specimen collection information.

  • Collects, transports, labels and distributes patient specimens.

•Attends to routine operational and support functions such as stocking supplies, disposing of specimens or maintaining andstoring records.

  • Verifies specimen identification, assesses appropriateness of test orders and quality of specimen by recognizing factorsthat affect procedures and results; takes appropriate action when corrections are indicated.

  • Identifies patients and patient samples by strict adherence to established procedures and use of two patient identifiers;labels samples accurately and completely.

  • Maintains appropriate phlebotomy documentation and records.

  • Up to 100% of the job involves phlebotomy procedures, including venipuncture, capillary puncture, and special collectionprocedures using proper technique in accordance with SOPs.

  • Maintains appropriate documentation on collection list and requisitions.

Educational Requirements:

High school diploma or GED

Licensure/Certification:

CA State Phlebotomy Certificate

Experience:

1 yr experience as a phlebotomist in a hospital setting, including familiarity with laboratory information systems.

Practical knowledge of computer operations, experience in lab settings. Venipuncture techniques a must and preferred with pediatric blood collection.

Why Work Here?

Beyond an outstanding benefit package with health and dental

insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) we take pride in hiring the best employees.

Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community

we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive

environment that fuels innovation.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not

unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national

origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected

medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic

information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity,

gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status

or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable

accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by

email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request

and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on

a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for

reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified

applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair

Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and

well-being of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients

from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we

require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal

availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each

year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of

continued employment.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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