St. Joseph Health Certified Lab Technician I - Clinical Lab, On Call, Variable Days, 8 Hours in Apple Valley, California

At St. Mary Medical Center providing compassionate care to patients and their families is a sacred responsibility. That is why we seek those who share our passion for treating the whole person – body, mind and spirit.

JOB SUMMARY: 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: High school graduate or equivalent and/or required work experience.AA degree is desired.

Experience: One year experience as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician preferred Training: Must have completed a minimum of 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. License / Certification: 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 required

WHY CHOOSE US?

In addition to being and awarded Top Work Places, St. Mary Medical Center offers generous medical, dental, and vision premiums for caregivers and their eligible dependents.

Health: Medical - Cigna HMO and POS plans, Dental - Delta Care DHMO and Delta Dental PPO plans, Employee Assistance Program Wellness: Retirement – 401(K), Paid-Time Off - Based on employment status of FT, PT, PD and years of service, Employee Life insurance with optional family coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, optional Pre-Paid Legal Plan Professional Advancement: Individual career development plans, ongoing education, tuition reimbursement, motivating managers

Established in 1956, St. Joseph Health, St. Mary, is a 206-bed acute care facility celebrating more than 55 years of healing in the High Desert.St. Mary is home to the High Desert's only comprehensive cardiovascular surgery program. St. Mary is also home to a da Vinci Surgery System, making the Medical Center the first provider of robotic surgery in the High Desert.St. Mary Medical Center's dedication to serving the Victor Valley has remained intrinsic to its core values of Hospitality, Dignity, Justice, Service, and Excellence.The Medical Center is fully accredited by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP).St. Mary Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.In addition to federal law requirements, St. Mary Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.