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Medical Laboratory Techn I, Point of Care Testing - Evening CA

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Make a difference every single day!

At Cedars-Sinai, we're motivated by a collective spirit of innovation and the challenge to continuously improve. Above all, we share a real passion for helping others. Day after day, from department to department, our people give their all to create a community unlike any other. This is just one of the many reasons U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals-and now we invite you to join us and make a difference every single day in service of this outstanding work - excellence 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 urine measurement.
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 established protocols.
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 are indicated.
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.



Qualifications

Requirements:

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 - Evening
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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