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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Certified Laboratory Technician I in Apple Valley, California

Certified Lab Technician I

Location: Apple Valley, CA

Work Schedule: On Call / Per Diem

Shift: 8-hour, Days (Variable Shift)

The Certified Laboratory Technician I will perform all phlebotomy procedures according to laboratory protocol in compliance with the requirements set forth in the Federal Register and the State of California Personnel Code of Regulations. Performs various technical specimen collection procedures for the Clinical Lab Department. Performs other duties as assigned. Functions as an assistant in laboratory in the pre-analytical processes. Assists with specimen processing, prepares specimens to outside laboratories, assist under the direct supervision of a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Assist in preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, has knowledge of reagent stability and storage, assist in the performance of quality control procedures, and other pre-analytical processes.

Required Qualifications:

  • Coursework/Training - Completed 40 hours of practical instruction from a phlebotomy training program and have passed a written examination in phlebotomy administered by a certifying organization approved by the department pursuant to Section 1035.1 and Section 1035.7.

  • Current California Department of Health Services - Certified Phlebotomy Technician I or II License.

  • Renewal: CPT (Certified Phlebotomy Technician, State of CA). The State of California does require YEARLY Continuing Education in order to maintain this certification.

  • Current BLS within 6 months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Associate's Degree

  • 1 year Experience as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician.

Our best-in-class benefits ( are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission ( of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) is an acute care hospital with 213 beds and over 1,750 employees making it one of the region's largest employers serving communities of the High Desert. The facility was constructed in 1956 and joined the St. Joseph Health System in 1992.

This facility has the only Neonatal Care Unit in the High Desert Accredited by California Children Services and has been granted approval as a Special Hospital with the California Children's Services Community Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. St. Mary was accredited as a primary Stroke Receiving Center in 2018, the only stroke-receiving center in the High Desert.

The Services and Clinical Specialties offered at this Hospital are Diabetes Education, Emergency Services, Heart and Vascular Services, Imaging Services, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory Services, Robotic Surgery Services, Surgical Services, Women & Children's Services and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Company: St. Mary Medical Center

Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Req ID: R360782