Phlebotomy Technician

Job ID: 08211

Posted: 9 Days Ago

Base: Naval Medical Center - San Diego

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Type: Permanent

Location: California (CA)

Gross Pay: $22.11


"We encourage Military Veterans and Military Spouses to apply"


  • Naval Medical Center San Diego, CA and associated blood donor center
  • HCWs shall receive notification 48 hours prior to reassignment. 


  • Degree: Certificate.
  • Education: High school equivalent and completion of NAACLS OR two-part Phlebotomy program.
  • Certification: A current certification as a Phlebotomy Technician from one of the following:
    • The American Society of Clinical Pathology (PBT-ASCP)
    • The American Medical Technologists (RPT-AMT)
    • American Certification Agency (CPTACA)
    • American Medical Certification Association (PTC-AMCA)
    • National Center for Competency Testing (NCPT-NCCT/MMCI)
    • National Health career Association (CPT-NHA)
  • License: State license – Certified Phlebotomy Technician I (CPT I)
  • Additional Certificate:
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
  • Experience: Possess 1 year of full-time experience within the last 3 years as a Phlebotomist in a clinical setting of similar size and complexity.   
  • U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.
  • English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.
  • HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required.


  • Perform a full range of phlebotomist duties to include proper venipuncture, finger-stick and heel-stick procedures using appropriate techniques, and perform set-up and completion of special test-related phlebotomy procedures utilizing appropriate techniques. Ensure that that all aspects of patient accessioning, specimen collection, processing, and distribution are performed properly.
  • Conduct patient in-processing prior to specimen collection, including review of paperwork accompanying patients and cordial guidance and assistance.
  • Assemble equipment, such as tourniquet, needles, and disposable containers for needles, blood collection devices, gauze, cotton, and alcohol on work tray, according to requirements for specified tests or procedures.
  • Verify or record identity of patient or donor and converse with patient or donor to allay fear of procedure and conduct interviews, take vital signs, and draw and test blood samples to screen donors at blood bank.
  • Provide technical oversight and training to ensure that all invasive procedures (venipuncture, capillary puncture, clotting time, etc.) performed in the laboratory are done in the safest, most sterile, and expeditious manner, with minimal discomfort for the patient. Training may include newly arrived corpsman, nurses, reservists, and American Red Cross volunteers.
  • Perform phlebotomy-related administrative and clerical procedures of the front desk section of the lab, fully document all samples obtained per the laboratory’s standard operating procedures, and maintain the supply inventory and cleanliness of the front desk and phlebotomy area.


  • Services shall be provided between the hours of 0600 and 2200 Sunday through Saturday including Federal Holidays, for either an 8 hour or 10 hour period.


Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Team work skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.​​​​​​​

LUKE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.


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