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Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Albuquerque, NM

About the Opportunity:

Calling All Laboratory Superstars!

Southwest Labs Express Lab Testing is in need of an exceptional Phlebotomist to join our growing team! We offer excellent benefits, generous paid time off and competitive compensation. We also like to have fun while we work!

Southwest Labs is an advanced toxicology reference laboratory, headquartered in Albuquerque, dedicated to medical professionals, patients, and communities. Southwest Labs is focused on a single area of specialization – clinical drug testing-and we use the most advanced drug testing instrumentation available. Our team dedicates itself not only to providing the highest level of service in our field, but also to improving the lives through combating the drug overdose epidemic and assisting medical practitioners in implementing meaningful testing programs.

Essential Duties:

The purpose of this position is perform venipuncture on donors and is primarily responsible for the safety and care of the donor during the collection process.

  • Performs all aspects of the venipuncture, tagging, bagging, and guiding the patient through the ordering process.

  • Maintains alertness for donor reactions and assists in event of a reaction

  • Facilitates donor flow throughout the collection site, minimizing donor wait time

  • Evaluates vein suitability of the donor by checking vein rebound and size to identify possible problems; makes necessary adjustments (if needed) in order to expedite donation time and ensure product quality and donor safety

  • Provides guidance about processes and procedures to other staff as required

  • Collects donor samples in accordance with SOP procedures

  • Other job related responsibilities as required

  • Monitoring equipment and making sure the supervisor knows what needs to be order


  • Education: Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent required

  • Certification: Certificate of Phlebotomy is required, as well as other lab certifications

  • Experience: Minimum of 1-2 years phlebotomy experience

  • Skills: Strong customer service skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently performs work while standing, walking or sitting

  • Frequently exposed to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear personal protective equipment.

  • Occasionally required to lift, push and pull up to 25 pounds.

  • Required to communicate and interact with employees and donors

Job Specifications:

This position will work at our Express Collection Site and is full-time, with a typical schedule of Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.