Phlebotomist
Sonic Healthcare USA

Bakersfield, California

Posted in Health and Safety


Job Info


Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:

General Description and Essential Functions

  • Assembles equipment such as tourniquet, needles, and disposable containers for needles, blood collection devices, gauze, cotton, and alcohol on work tray according to requirements for specified test or procedures.
  • Verifies and records identity of patient and converses with patient.
  • Applies tourniquet to arm, locates accessible vein, swabs puncture area with antiseptic, and inserts needle into vein to draw blood into collection tube(s).
  • Withdraws needle, applies treatment to puncture site, and labels and stores blood container for subsequent processing.
  • Perform data entry into the computer system.
  • Verify insurance information.
  • Process samples to prepare for proper laboratory testing.
  • May be required to perform skin punctures.
  • May be required to perform data entry into the computer system.
  • May be required to perform courier runs to outside draw stations, clients, or other locations as deemed necessary.
  • Participates in and supports all Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement endeavors for the laboratory, as applicable
  • In addition to an employee's typical work schedule, this position requires employees to work weekends, overtime, split shifts, and holidays if needed by the Company. Other duties may apply as necessary.

Physical Capabilities
  • Light physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs.)
  • Moderate reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching
  • Frequent, prolonged standing/sitting/walking
  • Must be able to see, hear, and respond adequately
  • Moderate computer work
  • Moderate use of telephone and fax

Work Experience and Educational Requirements
  • If employee is required to operate a company vehicle for the performance of their duties, they must meet applicable company insurance guidelines, including a DMV record comparable to that of a Transportation Courier.
  • High school graduate or GED required.
  • Valid State of California Phlebotomy Certification. Continuing education as dictated by governmental agencies required for certification validity.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Work Shift:

Company:
WestPac Labs, Inc.

Sonic Healthcare USA is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace for all employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.



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