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CPT/lab Assistant

Job Description

Impact Lives, Impact Community

Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) is passionate about providing exceptional health care to all, especially underserved communities with limited health care options. Founded by a Latina grandmother/community advocate over 50 years ago in Barrio Logan, FHCSD has grown into one of the largest community health systems in the country. With over 62 sites, over 227,000 patients, and over 417,000 visits last year, we provide a wide variety of health care and outreach services to a very diverse patient population. We are proud of our mission, our lasting community impact, and the cultural and individual diversity of our staff.

Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) is looking for a CPT I/Lab Assistant to use proper sterilization procedures, perform venipunctures, finger sticks, and specimen collections for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease. May serve as a mentor in providing guidance to staff.


  • Follow all established guidelines for venipuncture, finger stick, heel stick, and collection of body fluid specimens.
  • Complete all required documentation accurately, in a timely manner, and thoroughly in accordance with department standards.
  • Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results.
  • Any identified problems require immediate notification to technical CLS supervisor.
  • Workstation and laboratory areas are kept clean in accordance with departmental and regulatory standards.
  • Maintain lab supplies and materials at appropriate stock levels.
  • Monitor and adhere to laboratory safety per the FHCSD chemical hygiene plan and safety processes.
  • Perform specimen handling, storage of specimens and processing according to Laboratory Procedure Manual.
  • Follow the Laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, reporting, and maintaining records of patient test results.
  • Input order entry, pending log and cancellation of specimens into the computer tracking system.
  • Perform clerical duties related to reporting of results and distribution in a timely manner.
  • Perform Point-of-Care Waived Test according to Laboratory Procedure Manual.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required.
  • Current California license
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician Certificate from an approved DHHS training facility.
  • Current American Heart Association healthcare provider CPR (BLS),
  • 1 - 4 years of experience performing venipuncture, finger stick, heel stick, and collection of body fluid specimens.
  • Meet organizational driving requirements.


  • Job type: Regular Full Time
  • Competitive Salary with Excellent Benefits
  • Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off, Extended Sick Leave and Paid Holidays
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/FSA/Life Insurance
  • Employee Discounts and Wellness Programs

FHCSD was founded by community activists working towards a common goal: caring, affordable, high-quality medical care for all. We are proud to continue this mission today as we provide accessible services to over 210,000 patients across San Diego County. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to community medicine and providing culturally competent care to the medically underserved.

In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the base range for this position, exclusive of fringe benefits or potential bonuses.

$21.00 - $26.80

If you are hired at Family Health Centers of San Diego, your final base salary compensation will be determined based on factors such as geographic location, jurisdictional requirements, skills, education, and/or experience. In addition to these factors - we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as a part of any final offer. Please keep in mind that the range mentioned above is what we reasonably expect to pay for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical in order to allow for future and continued salary growth. We also offer a generous compensation and benefits package (more information on our benefits offerings is available here: FHCSD Wellness - Employee Hub (gobenefits.net)

Family Health Centers of San Diego complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude people or treat them differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, sex, including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, genetic information, language preference/ability, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation and gender identity, AIDS/HIV, medical condition, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic violence, assault, or stalking.


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