The purpose of the Department of Pathology is to provide high quality patient/physician services, to maintain excellence of our education programs, and to perform scholarly research/development when appropriate. These objectives are to be met within the limits of resources available with emphasis on cost effectiveness.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 08/03/2021 Salary Range : $28.60 - $35.59 Salary Frequency : Hourly Appointment Type : staff: career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : variable Location : UCDMG Auburn II City : Auburn 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 This position provides phlebotomy services to adolescent, adult, geriatric, pediatric, and neonate patients, including the timely and accurate specimen receipt, accessioning, preparation and/or processing for analysis on various body fluids, tissues, and fecal material for the department/clinic for which it is assigned. The position is responsible for sustaining an environment of intrinsic good will for the practice while providing optimum services to patients. This position also performs clerical duties as determined per operational need, such as answering phones, appointment scheduling, data entry, check in, registration, inventory control and supply ordering.
Must be certified as Certified Phlebotomy Technician by the State of California DHS.
Must be able to lift, move, and handle objects weighting up to 44 lbs.
Must be able to utilize body mechanics (walking, sitting, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, grasping, pushing, pulling, and reaching) when necessary to carry out all job duties and functions.
Must have the skills and experience to perform adult, geriatric, adolescent and/or pediatric and neonatal venipuncture and neonatal skin puncture in both an inpatient or outpatient setting.
Must possess working knowledge of medical terminology, basic human anatomy and technical knowledge to complete assigned tasks.
Must possess working knowledge of laboratory protocols and skill in the application of such, including technical vocabulary to meet departmental business needs.
Knowledge of diagnostic and procedural coding sufficient to assist with identifying lab services performed.
Filing skills to maintain logs and files of information in alphabetical, chronological and/or numerical order, such that it is current and easily retrievable. Knowledge of all pertinent laws, regulations, and guidelines governing medical records; confidentiality, privacy, and provision to others, including HIPAA.
Ability to efficiently use computer system applications for all functions required for this position.
Problem solving skills to independently define a problem identify the resources available to help solve the problem, create viable solutions and take the necessary action to implement problem resolution and ensure prompt and satisfactory resolution.
Decision making skills to independently exercise delegated authority to take action and to appropriately seek assistance from others when limits of delegated authority have been reached.
Organizing skills to establish priorities for own work to accomplish a variety of concurrent assignments; respond flexibly to changes in priorities; and maintain work effectiveness in a setting with a high volume of patient activity and frequent interruptions. Ability to maintain composure and flexibility in an evolving environment.
Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all co-workers; to consistently interact with patients and other members of the public with patience, courtesy and professionalism, both in person and on the telephone; and to effectively respond to individuals who may be angry or upset.
Able to communicate and function effectively in a diverse and multi-cultural work environment.
Able to work variable days, shifts, and travel to various PCN Locations throughout the greater Sacramento Area.
Able to cope with exposure to patients and contaminated specimens.
Special Requirements This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. All health practitioners have mandatory reporting responsibilities when an adult (or a minor who meets special circumstances as described in UCDMC Hospital P&P 1408) presents at UCDHS as an outpatient or inpatient from any source, and if a person presents for treatment of injuries related to domestic violence; or if one has knowledge of or observes a child who one knows or reasonably suspects is the victim of child abuse; or if one has knowledge of, or reasonably suspects that an elder or a dependent adult is the victim of elder/dependent adult abuse. Non-health practitioners, who suspect that an individual is a victim of abuse as outlined above, are required to report their suspicions to a health practitioner. All employees have a mandatory responsibility for knowing and complying with the Code of Conduct standards and the Compliance Program.
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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