ResponsibilitiesAlong with the other Lab Assistants in Support Services, triage all lab samples and requests after verification of appropriate information, following written protocols. Centrifuge, measure and aliquot and/or preserve as needed. Enter and verify patient and test info into computer. Generate computer labels for specimens and deliver to appropriate areas. Prepare samples for transport to referral labs or storage as needed. File department documents in alphabetical or numerical order. Prepare written reports to document phlebotomy draws, test results, test added, or deleted/rejected specimens as required. Prepare batch or outside lab referral specimens' documentation as needed. Maintain Quality Control data charts. Perform phlebotomy on in- and outpatients following established principles and procedures. Operate laboratory equipment. Assist in training new employees. Perform inventory as needed. Assist in monitoring workflow and schedules, change schedule as needed. Perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsThe following are required: Candidate must have a California State CPT certificate. Knowledge of Clinical Lab test names and their abbreviated forms. Demonstrated working knowledge of medical terminology to include body functions and their systems. Knowledge of infection control procedures. Ability to understand complex technical information; and to apply, retains, and adds to that information which is subject to frequent changes. Ability to work rapidly and accurately with attention to detail. Ability to recognize the need to assist and to establish cooperative working relationship with Med Center staff. Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments. Skill in reading and writing English to understand technical protocols/procedures and to write brief accurate patient data. Skill in performing quality control. Skill in performing phlebotomy on all age groups. Skill in using computer terminal and printer. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.