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University of Washington CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN 2 (FULL-TIME, EVENINGS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 186395

Department: LABORATORY MEDICINE AND PATHOLOGY

Posting Date: 01/13/2021

Closing Info:

Open Until Filled

Salary: $3,506 - $5,012 per month

Shift: Evening Shift

Notes:

This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. (http://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/02/benefits-classified-staff-20191231.pdf)

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology serves as a regional resource for clinical laboratory services required for patient care, research and educational programs in laboratory medicine. The department now employs 900 people who work at the award-winning University of Washington Medical Center (ranked among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report), Harborview Medical Center (the region's only Level I Trauma center, known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally- and medically- vulnerable populations.), and many other clinical and research facilities in the area. The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement and natural beauty.

Our Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Department has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, evening shift, CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN 2.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Track and resolve problems regarding specimen quality, including labeling, stability and tube type with HC1. Refers technical questions to AD MLS or Setup MLS Lead

  • Support the monitoring and training of new employees and students and assessing status at the completion of the training

  • Perform blood culture volume monitoring quarterly and prepare data for sending to responsible areas

  • Responsible for inventory of reagents in setup

  • Prepare quality control on media or for reagents when the CLT Lead is not available

  • Train in inventory and purchasing for when the CLT Lead is not available

  • Review procedures and documents in Media lab to ensure they are up to date. Able to do minor edits of procedures. Review any major procedure changes. Able to keep the printed back up for all manual up to date

  • Help create the annual competency quizzes and any new procedure quizzes

  • Perform all the functions of a CLT 1

REQUIREMENTS: An Associate Degree from a Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) accredited Medical Laboratory Technician program including courses in chemistry and biology OR equivalent education/experience.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Offers for employment are contingent upon education and certification verification. Equivalency evaluation required for non-US trained personnel by an approved foreign credentialing agency It will be necessary to work in other departmental locations in order to meet patient service requirements, especially at Harborview Medical Center. In addition, less frequent work effort will be required at other UW School of Medicine locations (e.g., South Lake Union) and Seattle-area healthcare institutions

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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