Department Description In support of UCDHS' mission of 'improving lives and transforming health care,' the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine provides high quality diagnostic and therapeutic care to patients, both UCDHS' and its affiliates', through the examination and interpretation of tissues, blood and other body fluids. Our laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP),and is located in three distinct facilities: the Surgery and Emergency Services Pavilion (SESP), the Pathology Building, and the Specialty Testing Center. The department is one of UCDMC's largest ancillary services with annual gross revenues of $415m, expenses of $65m, and more than 250 employees across 20 distinct units and accounts / cost centers.
Job Summary Final Filing Date :10/8/2020 Salary Range : $40.45 - $50.31 Salary Frequency : Hourly Appointment Type : Career - Multiple Positions Percentage of Time : 80% Location : SESP / Chemistry and Urinalysis City : Sacramento Union Representation : Yes Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY Interviews may be held at any time.
Responsibilities The Medical Laboratory Technician position supports departmental goals through the performance of waived and moderate complexity laboratory testing, providing results that are both timely and accurate. The position performs blood and body fluid analysis in one or more of the technical sections including, Chemistry/Special Chemistry, Hematology/Hemostasis, Immunology, Point of Care (POC),Toxicology, and Molecular Pathology. In accordance with the California Code of Regulations, Title 17, Section 1032.5, The Medical Laboratory Technician performs tests and examinations under the supervision of a licensed physician and surgeon, or a doctoral scientist, clinical laboratory bioanalyst, clinical laboratory scientist, or clinical laboratory specialist.
Must possess California State issued Medical Laboratory Technician license as appropriate for job responsibilities (current and renewed every two years as required).
Technical knowledge in one or more of the following sections: Chemistry, Hematology/Hemostasis Immunology, Molecular Pathology, Point of Care Testing, Special Chemistry, and/or Toxicology.
Knowledge of hospital and laboratory regulations and requirements (e.g. CDPH, CAP, TJC, AABB, FDA, NAACLS, OSHA) for testing and laboratory safety.
Ability to maintain the security of confidential information, exercise judgment, tact and discretion in handling sensitive or confidential information and situations.
Ability to function and work in a diverse work environment.
Knowledge of quality assurance, quality system essentials, continuous quality improvement, metrics, data analysis and audit processes.
Ability to recognize processes that could lead to failures; ability to resolve and report errors and aberrant results appropriately.
Possess technical knowledge to troubleshoot instrument/equipment problems and utilize appropriate resources to resolve problems.
Possess outstanding written and oral communication skills.
Ability to lead discussions, to articulate test procedures, and to make effective presentations.
Possess excellent organization, time management, prioritization, strategic thinking, problem solving and decision making skills.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships and assist coworkers when needed, to accept directions from direct and indirect
supervisors, to make changes based on supervisor's evaluation.
Ability to use Laboratory Information Systems (LIS), EPIC EMR, hospital incident reporting systems (e.g. RL Solutions).
Knowledge of personal computer, word processing, data management, and spreadsheet software.
Ability to utilize effective listening and questioning techniques to educate trainees, residents and physicisans in clear and concise manner.
Ability to maintain reports, documents and records according to policy and regulations.
Ability to work prioritize and work well under pressure and remain flexible in changing and fast-paced work environment and meet turnaround times while maintaining a high level of work performance.
Work Environment/Physical Demands Incumbent must be able to:
work variable shifts and be 'On Call' as needed; Shifts include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
work overtime as necessary within UC Davis Health Policies and Procedures
adhere to Departmental and Hospital Policies and Protocols regarding no smoking policy; dress code; tardiness; telephone etiquette and safety procedures
Possession of a Medical Laboratory Technician license issued by the California State Department of Health.
Licenses and certification must be current and renewed as required.
The incumbent is also required to acquire 24 units of continuing education biannually, or as required to maintain license.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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