Certified Phlebotomy Technician (PRN)

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US-CA-Aliso Viejo
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(5/22/2023 10:05 AM)


Company Summary

If you are searching for a fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to make a difference in helping others, then keep reading on. Here at AAC, we have a progressive culture; we listen to your ideas, value a work/life balance, invest in education, and we foster trust and respect for all individuals. Our exceptional comp and strong benefits include 401K, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We are looking for our future leaders, who are not only going to fill the qualifications for this job description, but who are going to exceed expectations. Be a part of a team whose mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and complete necessary laboratory operations in ensure daily functioning & completion of normal assignments
  • Perform laboratory procedures according to lab policies and standard operating procedures
  • Maintain and troubleshoot laboratory equipment
  • Perform blood draws competently and efficiently with causing as little patient discomfort as possible
  • Develop, prepare, and maintain log entries, documentation records, patient notes, requisitions, and perform general clerical work
  • Accurately register client samples, order tests and cancel/add tests as required
  • Prioritize test orders by STAT, routine or other and alert laboratory staff as needed
  • Maintain adequate supplies for phlebotomy procedures & alert supervisorial staff for orders to ensure no interruption in normal functions
  • Exhibit proactive practices in effort to prevent accidents; maintains a safe, neat, and clean environment for patients, visitors, and staff
  • Demonstrate team efforts, such as helping others when needed, and provides supportive feedback to team
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimum supervision
  • Participate in educational opportunities from staff training, in-services, professional development practices such as maintaining personal networks, reading professional publications and meeting required Continuing Education (CE) thresholds for recertification
  • Assist CLIA-waived Laboratory Supervisor in processing, accessioning and shipping of patient samples to Addiction Labs of America (ALA)
  • Assist in lab development projects of monthly goals – provide feedback on shared projects to bolster efficiency of lab operations and collections in facility
  • Perform and record quality control as required by manufacturer’s instructions and department protocol
  • Collect therapeutic drug-monitoring assays by collaborating with nursing personnel to ensure appropriate drug dose to collection time
  • Document and report adverse events during the work day, including patient interactions



  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Completion of national exam to receive licensure as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT/PBT). This licensure verifies you have demonstrated the ability of all procedures and possesses knowledge of all facets in phlebotomy.
  • Licensure must be up to date and current at time of first day.
  • Exceptional bedside manner while handling patients.
  • Ability to perform aseptic technique, universal precautions, while following department procedures and facility policies.
  • Adherence to state and federal regulations within the scope of practice of professional services in a subacute healthcare setting.
  • Maintain safe, secure and healthy work environment by following facility standards and practice; complying with legal regulations.
  • Ability to troubleshoot unusual test orders, lab collections or defective lab equipment.
  • Knowledge and experience in adhering to state and federal laboratory regulations.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Physical Requirements


“AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws”


  • Ability to sit, use hands and fingers, talk or hear, and smell continually.  Ability to stand, walk and reach frequently. Ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch occasionally.
  • Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Close vision required to see computer monitor, read documents, and operate copy and fax machine.  Distance vision required to drive an automobile, if driving is a requirement of the job.

American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer.  American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.


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