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Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Fontana
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


Performs venipuncture and skin puncture and initial steps of laboratory testing.

Essential Responsibilities:

Sorts laboratory slips to determine order in which patients will have blood drawn and the amount to be drawn to satisfy test note on laboratory slips.

Performs venipuncture and skin puncture to obtain blood samples for diagnostic testing purposes.

Labels samples and transmits to Laboratory or Laboratory Technologist as required following special instructions to include refrigeration or centrifugion of sample. Uses robot properly. Performs trouble shooting if robot malfunctions.

Assists Laboratory Technologist with routine tests; may include pouring, numbering and centrifuging urine samples, culturing, staining bacteriological specimens, etc.

Aids in instructing registered nurses and other personnel in venipuncture, skin puncture as required.

Fills courier baskets with laboratory samples, receives and empties courier baskets and distributes to required work areas as required. Processes and scans all specimens for pick-up by couriers. Centrifuges and organizes specimens for Chemistry. Hematology and Coagulation departments.

Establishes and maintains courteous, cooperative relations with the public, patients and other personnel.

Performs other duties as required, including receiving patients, checking laboratory slips for completeness, giving preparation instruction to patients, assisting physician with bone marrow aspirations, assisting pathologists with post mortem examinations following routine procedures as required, inventorying and ordering supplies as needed.

Responsible for knowing the KPDS and LMS computer system for accessioning patient orders, results, and other pertinent patient care data. Must perform complete accessioning and delete all order not drawn.

Promotes, ensures, and improves customer service to internal/external customers by demonstrating skills which are consistent with the organization's philosophy of providing extraordinary customer relations and quality service.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Six months acute care phlebotomy experience or 1 year outpatient phlebotomy experience or as 1 year as a Medical Assistant performing venipuncture or 1 year equivalent military experience or completion of a 5 month student phlebotomy training preceptor program through Kaiser Permanente
  • Valid certification to work as a Phlebotomist. A valid certification is defined as : 1) One issued under the new California State Phlebotomy Technician I or II Certification law or 2) Certification signed by a licensed physician (or other qualified person) issued before April 9, 2003 and must be eligible to obtain new California State Phlebotomy Technician I or II Certification by April 9, 2006.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A


  • Must be able to work in both OP/IP settings. This position includes variable shifts, days and days off, possible to work every weekend.
  • Must be willing and able to work a min. of 20 hours, up to a maximum of 40 per week.

  • Must be able to travel to all clinics in the SBC Area.

Primary Location: California,Fontana,Fontana Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 20 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 12:00 AM Working Hours End: 11:59 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B05|USW|Local 7600 Job Level: Entry Level Department: Fontana Medical Center - New - Pathology/Lab-PermLab SysCoord - 0806 Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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