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Laboratory Assistant Per Diem

position type: per-diem salary range: To Be Determined Based on Experience- Hourly, Position is Per Diem department: Laboratory county: Humboldt County location: Arcata
open date: September 1st 2018 closing date: Open Until Filled notes: In accordance with PL 93-638 American Indian Preference shall be given. All are welcome to apply. Please specify the location to which you are applying on your application. attachment: Please download this PDF

Job Description

This position is responsible for performing phlebotomy, specimen processing and tracking, and CLIA waived testing to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. • Must have a current or pending California State Phlebotomy certificate or other applicable clinical license or higher education and clinical experience. • Must have or be able to obtain CPR certification within six 3 months of hire and maintain such. • Shall possess a valid driver's license.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Educational degrees must be from a US Department of Education accredited school

Level 1 • High school diploma or equivalent; and must have: • Documentation of the completion of 40 hours of basic and advanced didactic (classroom) phlebotomy training from a phlebotomy program. • Documentation of the completion of 40 hours of phlebotomy practice that included the performance of at least 50 venipunctures and 10 skin punctures. • Must have pending California Certified Phlebotomy Technician I or II Certificate.

Level 2 (in addition to level 1) • Must have a minimum of one (1) year of full time (or equivalent) experience working in a medical facility performing phlebotomy. • Must be proficient in venipuncture and fingerstick procedures for blood collection and in handling and processing specimens for clinic diagnostic testing. • Completion and/ or maintenance of clinical cross training, or higher level certification (i.e. National or ASCP Phlebotomy Certification)

Level 3 (in addition to level 1 and 2) • Must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in a medical facility performing phlebotomy. • Must demonstrate the ability to successfully train level 1-2 and phlebotomy interns. • May be met by having one (1) or more years’ experience as a Licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist or by assuming managerial responsibilities in the laboratory.

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