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Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) I - Part Time, Varied Shift
at Sutter Health
Resting on the scenic Northern California Coast, Sutter Coast Hospital first opened its doors in 1931 and has continued to evolve to meet the changing needs of the residents of Crescent City, California and Brookings-Harbor, Oregon and the surrounding areas. As a part of Sutter Health - one of the nation's leading community-based, health care networks - we are a 59-bed, not-for-profit hospital, serving a population of approximately 43,000. Our services include a 24-hour emergency department, intensive care/critical care units, surgery, obstetrics, diagnostic imaging, laboratory, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, psychiatric care, senior care, and home health services.
The Certified Phlebotomy Technician 1 (CPT 1) performs venous punctures, accessions, and enters patient demographics into the computer on patients of all ages/developmental stages from newborns to geriatrics. Performs the duties of laboratory receptionist when needed. Maintains a clean and neat work area. Prepares, distributes, reviews and files results of laboratory testing. Replaces used supplies as necessary from laboratory stock. Maintains accurate files of lab reports and records. Ability to follow oral and written instructions of a technical nature.
Certifications: CA-CPT 1, BLS
High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
AA/AS degree desired
College cousework in Biological sciences is desidred
The employee must be competent in the interpretation of a patient's self-report or behavior and this information should be interpreted with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process. Knowledge in sterile technique and standard precautions. Medical terminology, computer skills, typing, customer service skills, and telephone skills. Must have strong oral communication.
The Certified Phlebotomy Technician 1 (CPT 1) has daily contact with patients, nursing staff, and other hospital personnel and doctors. Needs to work well under the supervision of a supervisor. This position must maintain open and positive communications with fellow employees, nursing, doctors, and supervisor. Be highly motivated. Cognitive Position Requirements: ability to comprehend and follow instructions; ability to perform simple and repetitive tasks; ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to a given work load; ability to perform complex and varied tasks; the ability to get along with co-workers, peers & patients; the ability to recognize potential hazards and follow appropriate precautions.