Performs venipuncture/skin puncture on patients of all ages for the purpose of obtaining a blood specimen for laboratory testing. Accessions specimens into the laboratory LIS. Processes and distributes specimens to the testing areas of the lab. Prepares specimens for referral to reference labs.
Education: Minimum of a High school diploma or GED.
Experience: One year previous venipuncture experience in an acute hospital or related healthcare field.
Knowledge and Skills: Demonstrate age specific competencies for the specific work area in which the employee works and cares for patients.
License and Certifications: California state phlebotomy certificate required.
Equipment: Specimen collection devices, Computer, Centrifuge.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to perform the essential physical requirments of the job as noted in the job description.