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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Phlebotomist - Clinical Laboratory *$5,000 Sign-On Bonus* in Fullerton, California

We are looking for a Phlebotomist for the Clinical Laboratory at St. Jude Medical Center $5,000 Sign-On Bonus*.

Location: Fullerton, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 10-hour, Nights

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Job Summary:

Performs venipuncture and skin puncture for the purpose of obtaining blood specimens for laboratory analysis. After suitable training, may perform other related tasks, such as laboratory clerical/computer functions, etc. May travel to off-site SNF's to obtain specimens.

Essential Functions:

  • On order of physician, performs blood specimen collections appropriately and efficiently on adults, children and infants.

  • Labels all tubes accurately, using proper patient identification, immediately after specimen collection, in patient’s presence. Immediately after collection delivers specimens to the lab.

  • Register patients and enter lab orders into LIS.

  • Answers phone calls as appropriate, fax reports of tests to physicians when necessary, file and copy reports as needed.

  • Monitor par stock levels and order supplies as necessary; stock supplies.

  • Pick up and deliver specimens.

  • Adheres to turnaround time frames for both “routine” and “stat” orders.

  • Performs processing to include complex or multiple-step specimen preparation and handling according to department policy and procedure.

  • Maintains refrigerator logs as necessary.

  • Maintains licensure, completes all hospital regulatory hospital requirements, and reviews email on a regular basis for hospital updates.

  • When obtaining or delivering specimens off-site, always drives in a safe manner observing all California vehicle codes.

  • Trains or acts as a preceptor for other staff members in various technical duties as assigned.

Skills:

  • Ability to follow directions regarding assigned tasks.

  • Ability to understand and communicate clearly, orally and in writing.

  • Clean DMV record.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: Coursework/Training - recent graduate from an accredited venipuncture school of phlebotomy.

Experience: 6 months performing blood specimen collections on adults and children.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • California Phlebotomy Certificate or License.

  • American Heart BLS Healthcare Provider level.

  • Current, valid California Driver’s license.

  • Proof of insurance.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: 1 year experience in blood specimen collections on adults and children in a hospital environment.

Licenses/Certifications: American Society of Clinical Pathologists Phlebotomy Certification PBT (ASCP).

St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 384-bed, tertiary care facility, and is one of Southern California's most-respected and technologically-advanced hospitals. With nearly 700 of the area's finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.

St. Jude Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Jude Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Jude Medical Center

Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Req ID: R345159

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