Providence Phlebotomist/Laboratory Assistant II in Mission Hills, California
Providence is calling a Phlebotomy - Laboratory Assistant II Per diem/Variable shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.
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We are seeking a Phlebotomy - Laboratory Assistant II who will collect blood from patients, coordinates and processes specimen collection following established standards and practices.
In this position you will:
Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental, and infection control policies
Centrifuge blood specimens in test tubes and capillary tubes to separate cells and sediment from blood serum, and prepares specimens for testing
Maintain phlebotomy test tray and working area in a sanitary condition
Draw blood from the patient by venipuncture and capillary collection observing strict principles of aseptic collection, returns blood to lab and logs into computer
Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies and requests/orders supplies as necessary to keep materials on hand at all times
Maintain required documentation, records, files, logs, and reports
Inoculate media with clinical specimens to provide data on cause, cure, and prevention of illness. (PSJ employees only)
Maintain good relations with patients, medical staff, and other departments as well as other hospitals that use services
Participate in educational programs and in-service meetings
Attend meetings as required
Operate hospital vehicle in performance of work when working on certain functions. (PSJ employees only)
Register patients into the hospital information system (TDS). (PSJ employees only)
Required qualifications for this position include:
Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement
Current California Certified Phlebotomy Technician I eligible as of 7/1/06
Two years experience in the health care field in related work
About the hospital you will serve. Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support
Location: California-Mission Hills
Req ID: 279336