About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and
educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to
the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening
diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of
Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and
advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and
scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute
designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the
National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's
leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of
care for cancer treatment.
Draws blood from City of Hope patients and donors using
appropriate approved procedures, guidelines and standards. Provides
support and assistance with a variety of tasks within Clinical
Pathology - Medical Oncology Laboratory, Outpatient Laboratory and
Specimen Processing areas. Works under the direction of the
Phlebotomy Supervisor as part of the Clinical Pathology department
team in fulfilling department and medical center objectives.
Key Responsibilities include:
+ Draws blood in accordance with physician order using
appropriate techniques and equipment.
+ Observes patient for any unusual reactions or events, before,
during and after procedure. Takes appropriate action following
+ Develops and maintains knowledge of various aspects of
+ Collects and delivers specimens for analysis, using
appropriate or specified equipment for collecting and handling
specimens. Ensures proper labeling and obtains pertinent clinical
information on request forms.
+ Centrifuges blood specimens in test tubes and capillary tubes
to separate cells and sediment from blood serum.
+ Coordinates and routes specimens to proper area of
+ Cooperates with other personnel to achieve department and
interdepartmental objectives and maintain good employee
+ Greets patients, processes the laboratory orders, and directs
patients to their next station.
+ Prioritizes work and provides prompt and efficient
Basic education, experience and skills required for
+ High School or equivalent (Approved GED)
+ One year patient contact experience in a hospital setting,
+ Meets State of California phlebotomist requirements
+ California phlebotomy technician license
+ Basic Life Support CPR Card from the American Heart
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and
is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a
qualified individual with disability.