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Providence Health & Services Phlebotomist in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling Phlebotomist for a Per Diem/Variable Shift to Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA

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We are seeking a Phlebotomist who will report to the Laboratory Director, this position is responsible for obtaining samples from patients, transports specimens to the Laboratory and prepares them for testing.

In this position you will:


  • Promote patient, physician, customer and employee satisfaction by personal example, treating all contacts with respect

  • Support and participate in activities that foster customer service

  • Communicate and follow the organizational chain of command for notification of patient care/service issues, when appropriate


  • Maintain required applicable licensure, certification and education

  • Attend and successfully completes general and department orientation, in-service programs and the annual key competencies and mandatory update requirements

  • Participate actively in department staff meetings

  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communications

  • Demonstrate knowledge and performs work that is consistent with established age-specific policies and procedures, including but not limited to, identifying the need for additional safety measures, or activities that place patients at risk, specimen collection, processing and selection of appropriate equipment in all phases of testing

  • Communicate pertinent age-specific information to all clients when needed

  • Communicate effectively in a clear, concise, understandable manner. Applicable for the populations: Infant, Pediatric, Adult, and Geriatric.

  • Collect specimens and takes them to the laboratory for analysis, using appropriate or specified equipment for collecting and handling specimens appropriate for their priority and stability

  • Follow established labeling policies and procedures

  • Centrifuge, transfer, stabilize and distribute specimens to appropriate workstations

  • Pass on hazards and priority information to team members

  • Perform all appropriate computer-related functions such as ordering, logging in and inquiry

  • Perform job specific activities:

  • Respond to inquiries regarding patient results, inquiry results, test orders, pending tests, etc.

  • Maintain data flow for referred tests

  • Provide assistance, guidance and direction to customers

  • Call for an escort when necessary

  • Collate, sort and chart reports and forwards them to their appropriate destinations

  • Coordinate, route and process specimens to appropriate area of the laboratory, including all referral laboratory tests

  • Meet established goals for ER service, Turn-Around-Times, early morning and Pre-OP draws to ensure the needs of the physicians and other hospital clients are met

  • Meet established goals for Performance and Customer Service

  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to float to areas within their scope of practice as necessary


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement.

  • California Phlebotomy Certificate

  • Current LA City Fire Card within thirty (30) days of hire

  • Practical experience with adults, pediatrics and neonatal phlebotomy

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines. The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 304854