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The Phlebotomist is responsible for performing blood collection activities for the purpose of health assessment in the Clinical Lab Triage Pathology department at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center Long Beach. The Phlebotomist also performs all activities, pre-analytic analysis, analytic analysis, and data management under the direction of a California Licensed Supervisor as defined in Chapter 3 of State of California Business and Professions Code. Provides customer service communication via phone and face to face.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Following appropriate procedures and protocols, performs blood collection activities for the purpose of laboratory testing and health assessment as well as prepares/dispenses blood products.
Performs analytic functions where allowed by California Law.
Performs venipuncture and finger stick specimen collection activities from adult, pediatric, and/or neonatal patient population for the purpose of health assessment.
Ensures that equipment and safety devices are used appropriately following set guidelines.
Performs data management activities and documentation.
Prepares and dispenses quality blood components and aliquots following regulatory requirements.