The position of Certified Phlebotomist Technician (CPT) for Pacific Diagnostic Laboratory (PDL) is the front-line public relations member of the laboratory team and needs to maintain appropriate professionalism in the work environment. Under appropriate level of supervision, as required by regulatory agencies, the CPT assignments include: Phlebotomy, or other skin Cottage Health Job Description Page 2 of 5 puncture technique, collection in patients of ages newborn to geriatric (including difficult to draw patients), processing of all types of specimens, operating Laboratory and Hospital Information Systems for data entry, receiving, batching and retrieval, managing the unreceived specimen list and unusual requests, providing client services, and limited operation of automated instrumentation. Due to various work environments within PDL, use of a personal vehicle to travel between work locations may be required.
All job qualifications listed indicate the minimum level necessary to perform this job proficiently:
LEVEL OF EDUCATION
Minimum: High school graduate or equivalent
Preferred: Associate degree or two-year college equivalency
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Minimum: Current California phlebotomy certification. GVCH evening and night shift staff (effective 8/1/13): Valid class "C" California Driver License and verification of acceptable driving record from the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
Minimum: Computer keyboard skills. Must be able to achieve 90% or higher on Data Entry Skills Assessment and meet workflow productivity standards.
Preferred: Knowledge of laboratory instrumentation and equipment.
YEARS OF RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
Preferred: Experience in obtaining blood specimens from neonates and pediatric patients.