The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is a large, diverse multi-site department whose mission is to create a healthier world through bold innovation in patient care, population health, education, technology and research. UC Davis is leading the way in diagnosing, treating, and reducing the burden of disease. This position sets the highest standards for professionalism and competency in providing high quality patient-centered diagnostic and therapeutic care, customer service, and education to patients within UCDHS and its affiliates. Our laboratories are licensed by the State of California, certified by CLIA, accredited by College of American Pathologists (CAP), AABB, and Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT), and located in three distinct facilities: Surgery and Emergency Services Pavilion (SESP); Pathology Building; and the Specialty Testing Center (STC). The department is one of UCDMC's largest ancillary services departments. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine's mission is to provide high quality patient/physician services, to maintain the excellence of the educational programs, and to perform scholarly research and development. These objectives are to be met within the limits of resources available with emphasis on cost effectiveness and innovation.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 7/25/2021 Salary Range :$36.94 to $45.90 Salary Frequency : Hourly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : Variable Days/Hours Location : Sacramento 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
Responsibilities The Hospital Laboratory Technician supports Departmental purposes by providing skilled technical laboratory support to the assigned department in accordance with California Business and Professions Code Section 1269 and under direct and constant supervision of a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS). Performs scheduled maintenance, testing, and quality control processes on point of care equipment and instruments, which may include the preparation of reagents. Oversees inventory for assigned department to include monitoring and ordering supplies. Supports the department by answering telephones, filing, and required recordkeeping. May provide laboratory technical instruction and training to non-laboratory personnel.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Minimum 3 years' experience as an HLT I or equivalent in an accredited clinical laboratory.
Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology (anatomy, medical conditions, symptoms, test methods, treatment).
Demonstrated competency achievement to operate technical equipment and analytical systems used to perform work accurately and proficiently.
Knowledge of hospital and laboratory regulations and requirements (e.g. CDPH, CAP, TJC, AABB, FDA, NAACLS, FACT, OSHA, CLIA) for testing and laboratory safety.
Demonstrated manual dexterity.
Ability to maintain patient/coworker safety and comfort through demonstrated safety precaution knowledge when working in a laboratory environment.
Proficient knowledge of personal computer, word processing, data management, spreadsheet software, Laboratory Information System (LIS) and Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
Bachelor's or Associates Degree in laboratory science or medical laboratory technology.
Knowledge of all safety precautions necessary when working with chemicals, equipment (mechanical and electrical), biological samples, radioactive materials, etc.
Demonstrated skill in developing and maintaining files/records, such as reagent preparation requirements, quality control processes and protocols, instrument maintenance records, procedure development, etc.
Experience with principles of quality control and quality assurance in order to recognize processes that could lead to test failures.
Experience writing clear technical reports and/or policies and procedures.
Knowledge and ability to apply principles of Customer Service.
Special Requirements Must be able to work variable shifts as needed including weekends and holidays and must be able to work occasional overtime as required and respond to on-call requirements. Must be able to lift, move, and handle objects weighing up to 50 lbs. This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
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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