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Certified Phlebotomist - Per Diem - Smidt Heart Institute - Cheng Lab

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Huntington Park
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Are you ready to bring your expert clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the country for cardiology? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.The -Smidt Heart Institute -is home to a distinguished team of experts who are setting the bar for cardiovascular care in the United States.Under the general supervision of the manager, our Certified Phlebotomist will perform blood collection procedures, including venipuncture, skin puncture and special collection procedures. Your responsibilities include collecting, receiving and distributing laboratory specimens and logging specimen collection information. Will perform 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 collection procedures; 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 and storing records.Verifies specimen identification, assesses appropriateness of test orders and quality of specimen by recognizing factors that 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.Maintains appropriate documentation on collection list and requisitions.Certified Phlebotomists may work on a more flexible schedule if needed.
Educational Requirements:
High School Diploma/GED is requiredLicenses & Certifications:
Phlebotomy Certificate that meets the mandates of the laws and regulations of the State of California.Experience Requirements:
One year of clinical laboratory experience, including familiarity with laboratory information systems, preferred.Appropriate interpersonal skills for interacting with peers, patients, physicians, and other customers of the Medical Center.Ability to communicate effectively in the English language.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 wellbeing 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.
Working Title:Certified Phlebotomist - Per Diem - Smidt Heart Institute - Cheng Lab
Department:Heart Institute Operations
Business Entity:Academic / Research
Job Category:,Pathology/Lab,Pathology/Lab
Job Specialty:Laboratory
Position Type:Per Diem
Shift Length:8 hour shift
Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Huntington Park , Certified Phlebotomist - Per Diem - Smidt Heart Institute - Cheng Lab, Healthcare , Huntington Park, California

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