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Under the general supervision of the manager, the Certified Phlebotomist performs blood collection procedures, including venipuncture, skin puncture and special collection procedures. Responsibilities include collecting, receiving and distributing laboratory specimens and logging specimen collection information. Performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the age and developmental issues of the patient population(s) being served.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs a wide range of phlebotomy procedures including venipuncture, capillary puncture, and special collection procedures; uses proper technique in accordance with SOPs.
Maintains phlebotomy tray in a sanitary and properly supplied condition. * Logs specimen collection information.
Collects, transports, labels and distributes patient specimens. * Attends to routine operational and support functions such as stocking supplies, disposing of specimens or maintaining and storing records.
Verifies specimen identification, assesses appropriateness of test orders and quality of specimen by recognizing factors that affect procedures and results; takes appropriate action when corrections are indicated.
Identifies patients and patient samples by strict adherence to established procedures and use of two patient identifiers; labels samples accurately and completely.
Maintains appropriate phlebotomy documentation and records.
Up to 100% of the job involves phlebotomy procedures, including venipuncture, capillary puncture, and special collection procedures using proper technique in accordance with SOPs.
Maintains appropriate documentation on collection list and requisitions.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.