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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Certified Lab Technician I in Apple Valley, California

We are looking for a Certified Laboratory Technician I with Clinical Lab Department

at St. Mary Medical Center.

Location: Apple Valley, CA

Schedule: On Call/ Per Diem

Shift: Day

Job Summary:

The Certified Laboratory Technician I will perform all phlebotomy procedures according to laboratory protocol in compliance with the requirements set forth in the Federal Register and the State of California Personnel Code of Regulations. Performs various technical specimen collection procedures for the Clinical Lab Department. Performs other duties as assigned. Functions as an assistant in laboratory in the pre-analytical processes. Assists with specimen processing, prepares specimens to outside laboratories ,assist under the direct supervision of a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Assist in preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, has knowledge of reagent stability and storage, assist in the performance of quality control procedures, and other pre-analytical processes.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must possess the ability to accurately read and transcribe English words and numbers.

  • Must have the manual dexterity to manipulate laboratory supplies such as pipettes and specimen tubes.

Position Requirements:

Education: High school graduate or equivalent and/or required work experience. An AA degree is



  • One year experience as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician preferred

  • Must have completed a minimum of 40 hours of practical instruction from a phlebotomy training program and have passed a written examination in phlebotomy administered by a certifying organization approved by the department pursuant to Section 1035.1 and Section 1035.7.

License and Certification:

  • Current: California Department of Health Services - Certified Phlebotomy Technician I or II License.

  • Renewal: CPT (Certified Phlebotomy Technician, State of CA). The State of California does require YEARLY Continuing Education in order to maintain this certification.

  • Current BLS within 6 months of hire required

  • Environmental orientation: Within 30 days of hire.

  • Unit specific competency: Within 90 days of hire.

St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) is an acute care hospital with 213 beds and over 1,750 employees making it one of the region's largest employers serving communities of the High Desert. The facility was constructed in 1956 and joined the St. Joseph Health System in 1992.This facility has the only Neonatal Care Unit in the High Desert Accredited by California Children Services and has been granted approval as a Special Hospital with the California Children's Services Community Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. St. Mary was accredited as a primary Stroke Receiving Center in 2018, the only stroke-receiving center in the High Desert.The Services and Clinical Specialties offered at this Hospital are Diabetes Education, Emergency Services, Heart and Vascular Services, Imaging Services, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory Services, Robotic Surgery Services, Surgical Services, Women & Children's Services and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Company: St. Mary Medical Center

Category: Other Healthcare Support