Laboratory Assistant II (On-call Night shift in Downey, CA) in Downey

Full-time @Kaiser Permanente in Healthcare
  • Downey, California View on Map
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2022

Job Description

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Position : Laboratory Assistant II (On-call Night shift in Downey, CA)

Location :  Downey, California

Job Type : Full-time

Job details:

Description: To perform venipuncture and skin puncture and pre-analytical and post analytical steps of laboratory testing.
Essential Responsibilities:Upholds Kaiser Permanente’s Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.Selects the appropriate phlebotomy technique relative to the age and physical maturation of the patient.Assesses the quality of blood to be drawn from the patient based on the patient’s age, physical maturation and the test or study to be performed.Performs venipuncture, finger stick or heel stick, as required, proficiently on patients of all ages.Properly labels sample(s) and transports to laboratory or Clinical Laboratory Scientist as required.Performs the pre-analytical phase of testing by bar coding, centrifuging, separating, logging, culturing and staining of bacteriological specimens.Monitors and maintains appropriate inventory levels of supplies and reagents.Establishes and maintains courteous, cooperative relations with the public, patients and other personnel.Performs other duties as required including checking in patients collecting appropriate revenue, accessioning test orders and giving preparation instructions to patients.Handles difficult patients in a professional manner.Displays professionalism at all times, both in attitude and appearance.Follows directives form all supervisors, leads and seniors.Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.

Pay Grade: 23


Basic Qualifications:


One (1) year phlebotomy experience in an acute care medical center or non-acute care setting or equivalent military experience.


High school diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

Valid California phlebotomy certificate.
A valid certification is defined as:1.) Have in their physical possession the California Department of Health Services (CADHS), Certified Phlebotomist Technician (CPT) document.


Additional Requirements:

Demonstrated ability to perform the duties/responsibilities of the job at a fully satisfactory performance level.
NOTE: The SCPMG Regional Reference Lab does not require phlebotomy certification.


Preferred Qualifications:

Relevant college courses in the life sciences.




This is an on call position, days and hours may vary.
This is an 8 hr/shift. May rotate alt weekend & work add’l hrs, OT, & Hol per CBA. Days/hrs/assigned location may vary depending on dept needs.


Other Details

Primary Location: California,Downey,Downey Medical Center

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1

Shift: Night
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Working Hours Start: 11:30 PM

Working Hours End: 08:00 AM

Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B01|SEIU|Local 399

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Department: Downey Medical Center – 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.


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