Dignity Health Cert Phlebotomist-Outpatient in SANTA MARIA, California

Overview

Marian Regional Medical Center , located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services.

Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.

Responsibilities

About This Position

In keeping with the Marian Regional Medical Center healthcare philosophy, the Certified Phlebotomist - Outpatient is responsible for obtaining blood, urine, and culture specimens in the outpatient and draw station setting. Patients may range in age from newborn to geriatric and work will be performed in accordance with established procedures of Marian Regional Medical Center Laboratory, CLSI standards and State and Federal Regulations. Performs reception and clerical functions and routine repetitive specimen testing under the supervision of a licensed technologist. Rotates shifts, holidays, and weekends as needed. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management following written notice.

Selection Criteria

  • Prior experience in a laboratory setting with focus on outpatient customer service.

  • Experience working in high volume and STAT conditions.

  • Experience successfully working well well without direct constant supervision while providing exceptional customer service.

  • Demonstrated competentence with the specimen collection process, proper blood sampling techniques and all devices utilized in the collection of those specimens.

  • State of California Phlebotomy certification-CPT 3 years experience in a laboratoy setting with a focus on outpatient customer service.

  • Knowledge of standard laboratory terminology is preferred.

  • 1 year previous venipuncture experience.

  • Must complete required continuing education requirements to maintain State CPT I and CPR certifications.

  • High school and/or college chemistry, biology, or mathematics are highly desired.

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions exactly, demonstrate and promote teamwork, work in a calm and conscientious manner under high volume and STAT conditions.

  • Ability to work well with or without direct constant supervision with rigid accuracy.

  • Knowledge of CLSI standards.

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the human venous system and anatomy and all venipuncture techniques.

  • Ability to draw high numbers of patients in an efficient, professional manner and increase productivity under high volume and STAT conditions.

  • Exceptional customer service skills.

  • Must have a valid and current California Certified Phlebotomy Technician I certificate.

  • Must have CPR certification at hire or complete certification requirements within the first 60 days of employment and maintain AHA BLS HCP CPR certification.

Qualifications

Prior experience in a laboratory setting with focus on outpatient services to include greeting and registering patients, collecting, processing, and handling a breadth of patients' samples, including miscellaneous reference tests,specialized kits, and samples requiring immediate, specific handling conditions. Experience should include accurate technical skills and exceptional customer service while working independently with little or no supervision. Competence should be demonstrated with specimen collection technique using a variety of age/condition specific collection devices, proper handling and processing of samples, and an understanding of registration protocols, including obtaining ABN's and collecting payment when required. 2 years experience as either a CPT or as a Laboratory Assistant in a clinical laboratory or a full service outreach laboratory setting. 3 years experience as either a CPT or a Lab Assistant in a full service outreach laboratory setting strongly preferred. 1 year previous venipuncture experience. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions exactly, demonstrate and promote teamwork, work in a calm and conscientious manner under high volume and STAT conditions. Ability to work well with or without direct constant supervision with rigid accuracy. Knowledge of CLSI standards. Thorough knowledge and understanding of the human venous system and anatomy, and all venipuncture techniques. Ability to draw high numbers of patients in an efficient, professional manner,and increase productivity under high volume and STAT conditions. Exceptional customer service skills. Ability to apply critical thinking skills and exercise sound judgment when working independently as well as understand when and where to access resources when course of action is not clear. Must have a valid and current California Certified Phlebotomy Technician I certificate. Must have CPR certification at hire or complete certification requirements within the first 60 days of employment and maintain AHA BLS HCP CPR certification.

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Job ID 2018-61684

Employment Type Part Time

Department Clinical Laboratory Services

Hours / Pay Period 40

Facility Marian Regional Medical Center

Shift Day

Location SANTA MARIA

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Monday - Friday 9-6 rotating Saturdays

Work Schedule 8 Hour