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Certified Phlebotomy Tech PD

Garden Grove Hospital Medical Center Garden Grove Per Diem
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The Laboratory Assistant will follow the guidelines set by CLIA, and the CA Business and Professions Codes (bpc: 1212, 1269). Unlicensed laboratory personnel ("aides") may not, read, record, result, verify or interpret any laboratory test. Unlicensed laboratory personnel may not perform any test involving the quantitative measurement of specimen or reagent, or perform any mathematical calculation in determining a test result or validity of a test procedure. Unlicensed laboratory personnel may not perform instrument calibration or review quality control results to monitor the performance of the instrument or test procedure. Unlicensed personnel require direct and constant supervision by a CLS or other licensed person identified in bpc: 1269, during the entire time they are assisting in the analytical testing phase. The Laboratory Assistant: 1) performs computer entry, filing, telephone communication and other clerical duties, 2) demonstrates good telephone etiquette and be able to greet patients and other visitors in a polite and friendly manner, 3) possesses good communication skills, 4) demonstrates adequate knowledge of the terminology of tests ordered in the laboratory, 5) demonstrates a good working knowledge of phlebotomy and the equipment used in collecting specimens from newborns to geriatric patients, 6) processes pathology, microbiology, immunology, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry, and blood bank specimens, 7) processes specimens for reference laboratory, 8) stocks and orders routine supplies, 9) keeps storage areas, trays, centrifuges, and collection areas clean, 10) processes or places specimens on laboratory instruments in accordance with established policy and procedures, 11) with proper documented training the laboratory assistant may perform, instrument preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, assist in quality control procedures, perform, primary culture inoculations, stain slide preparations, and subculture from liquid media. 11) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director, ie monitor, mail, fax, answer phone, inter departmental deliveries. Etc. 12) Assist in Pathology with training and eval. 13) Runner.


Education and Work Experience

  • HS Diploma or Equivalentrequired.

  • Minimum 1-year clinical laboratory experience performing similar job functions preferred.

  • State Certified as CPT I or CPT II if the laboratory is located in a state where required

  • Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current preferred.

    Skills required

    Aseptic Processing
    Medical Laboratory
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    Job ID: 2019-24409


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    Garden Grove Hospital
    Medical Center is owned by Prime Healthcare Services, and is centrally located
    in Orange County, California at 12601 Garden Grove Boulevard, Garden Grove,
    California. The medical center opened in 1982 to help meet the culturally
    diverse medical needs of the community. Today, the 167-bed acute care medical
    facility is the largest employer in the city of Garden Grove with over 500
    employees and more than 550 physician affiliates. Core services include a
    24-hour Emergency Room, Medical/Surgical unit, Intensive Care unit, Maternity
    unit, Diagnostic services including an MRI Center, and Inpatient and Outpatient

    Garden Grove Hospital
    Medical Center is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of
    Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital
    accreditation agency

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