ResponsibilitiesThe Hospital Laboratory Technician II performs pre and
post-analytical activities including specimen processing duties, answering
phones to respond to questions within scope of knowledge, accessioning,
operating and maintaining laboratory equipment, troubleshooting specimen/test order
problems, rotate and discard specimen holds, filing, and participating in
special studies as required by the laboratory and medical staff. Other
duties may include assisting with clinical resource leadership/training in
specimen processing, monitoring inventories of media and reagents used in
diagnostic testing, quality control/quality assurance support, computer
operation (report printing) and data entry and retrieval. Must be able to work
weekends, holidays and other shifts.
NOTE: This position is scheduled from Monday –
Friday, 4:30pm-1:00am with rotating holidays. Every other week, you will be
scheduled to work on Saturday and Sunday, from 6:30pm-2:30am.
•Experience in laboratory specimen processing, preferred
•Experience in performing quality control in a clinical lab setting, preferred
•Knowledge of Laboratory Information Systems, 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 perform repetitive tasks, such as pipetting and aliquoting
•Ability to work standing, walking, or sitting for extended time periods
•Ability to work efficiently and accurately with attention to detail
•Demonstrates ability to work on a team and willingness to give assistance to co-workers in other areas
•Proven ability to work independently and follow through on assignments
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.