Physician's Automated Laboratory, Inc.

  • Phlebotomist - Central Coast

    Job Location US-CA-San Luis Obispo
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    WestPac Labs, Inc. - Central Coast
  • Responsibilities

    General Description and Essential Functions

    • Proper identification of patients and specimens following policy and procedure for patient identification and labeling.
    • Proper collection and handling and post care of patients and patient samples
    • Accurate accessioning and logging in of patient specimens and challenges. Also accurately inputs patient demographics, and correct codes (test, diagnoses) and provider in the laboratory computer system
    • Properly utilizes personal protective equipment and follows all safety and standard protection guidelines
    • Organizes and coordinates specimens and paperwork, including: filing, sorting and storing of specimens to ensure materials can be located immediately
    • Customer service such as answering phones, greeting patients, and helping patients with questions
    • Organizes and prepares specimens for couriers to deliver to the laboratory
    • Responsible for reports and supplies requested by documenting request and properly packaging and sending materials with the courier or through other systems.
    • Follow all HIPPA and Compliance guidelines
    • In addition to an employee’s typical work schedule, this position requires employees to work weekends, split shifts, overtime and holidays if needed by the Company. Other duties may apply as necessary.
    • Report any on the job injuries to management immediately.
    • Complete Media Lab modules when assigned by required date.
    • Maintain an average of 12 or less errors a month.
    • Service an average of 7-8 patients an hour.

    Physical Capabilities

    • Light physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs.)
    • Moderate reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching
    • Frequent, prolonged standing/sitting/walking
    • Must be able to see, hear, and respond adequately
    • Moderate computer work
    • Moderate use of telephone and fax



    Work Experience and Educational Requirement

    • 1,040 hours of on the job experience.
    • If employee is required to operate a company vehicle for the performance of their duties, they must meet applicable company insurance guidelines, including a DMV record comparable to that of a Transportation Courier.
    • High school graduate or GED required.
    • Valid State of California Phlebotomy Certification. Continuing education as dictated by governmental agencies required for certification validity.


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