Hospital Lab Technician I - Pathology Lab - 120751
#120751 Hospital Lab Technician I - Pathology LabExtended Deadline: Thu 2/9/2023
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Under supervision, performs technical tasks and procedures to include specimen receiving and accessioning, specimen storage, retrieval, send outs and disposal, preventative maintenance of lab and lab equipment, assists in collection of FNA, and assists in frozen section procedure. Performs all duties in a manner consistent with current laboratory safety standards. Additional duties will include inventory and ordering of supplies, timekeeping, clerical, telephone, and communication with laboratory customers, and others to meet the needs of the organization.
- Graduation from college with a major in an applicable natural science; or two (2) years of college courses in the natural sciences plus two (2) years of applicable experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- One (1) year of related high volume lab experience, preferably in a large complex healthcare organization.
- Pathology experience or clinical lab experience.
- Specimen handling experience.
- Reference lab specimen send out experience.
- Bio-hazardous material shipping experience/certification.
- Basic knowledge of FedEx/UPS send out/tracking and ability to multi-task with exceptional record keeping skills to track packages and pending orders.
- Must be able to work all shifts, week-ends, overtime, and at various locations as necessary in accordance with operational needs.
- Must be available to work holidays, weekends, days, evenings, nights, overtime, and on-call.
- May have possible exposure to biological and chemical hazards.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $57,357 - $71,284 Annually
The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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