Medical Laboratory Techn I, Point of Care Testing - Evening CA
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: February 7, 2024
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and innovation in patient care, research, and community service.
From working with a team of dedicated professionals to using
state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have great resources to do
something incredible-for yourself, and for others.
What will you be doing in this role?
The Medical Laboratory Technician I (MLT I) is an entry level
position that functions under the direction of licensed Clinical
Laboratory Scientists. Responsibilities include performing routine
laboratory tests classified by CLIA as waived and moderate
complexity, except for tests involving microscopy or
immunohematology. The MLT I's activities include operating and
maintaining test equipment, performing, and documenting QC,
recognizing, and responding to problems, and verifying and
reporting test results of waived and moderate complexity.
Additional duties include general support functions necessary for
the routine operation of the laboratory. Performs all job duties
with sensitivity and attention to the developmental issues of the
patient population(s) being served.
Performs routine waived and moderately complex tests as defined by
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). Performs 24-hour
Operates, calibrates, and maintains lab equipment and
instrumentation used in routine, automated clinical testing.
Performs Instrument maintenance and record keeping.
Provides for the appropriate educational experience of clinical
laboratory students assigned to the division.
Reviews and ensures reliability of results personally performed
based on quality control and assurance mechanisms, specimen
integrity, known clinical history or delta checks, and takes
corrective action as necessary.
Reviews new and existing policies and procedures according to
Verifies specimen identification, assesses appropriateness of test
orders and quality of specimen by recognizing factors that affect
procedures and results; takes appropriate action when corrections
Performs phlebotomy procedures including venipuncture and capillary
puncture; uses proper technique in accordance with Standard
Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Follows Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP). Follows SOPs
for specimen receiving and distribution.
Assists in new test validations, new procedure/test implementation
and evaluation. Assists in biannual test method correlations and
Analytic Measurement Ranges (AMRs).
Performs routine maintenance and QC on analyzers. Performs waived
and moderate complexity testing on POC analyzers.
Associate Degree/College Diploma in a biological science,
chemistry, medical technology, or a related field.
California Medical Laboratory Technician license.
No experience required, one year of experience in Point of Care
Testing is preferred.
Req ID : 102
Working Title : Medical Laboratory Techn I, Point of Care Testing -
Department : Lab Point Of Care Testing
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Pathology / Laboratory
Job Specialty : Laboratory
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Evening
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $29.00 - $44.95
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