Hospital Lab Tech 2, Surgical Pathology

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Full Time Laboratory

Job Description

Responsibilities

We are seeking a Hospital Lab Tech 2 to provide laboratory support to the Westwood Surgical Pathology Send Out Bench. Your primary duties in this role are to:

•Process and track referral lab tissue send outs
•Receive reference lab results, run result audits, follow-up on pending result reports, and scan outside results into LIS and EMR
•Ensure results are appropriately communicated to the clinical teams and are integrated into the corresponding pathology report. 
•Verify reference lab invoices for accuracy to ensure that billable tests are billed to the patient
•Set up and maintain reference lab account
•Act as liaison between reference lab, ordering clinician and pathology department

Qualifications

•High school diploma or equivalent (e.g. GED or HiSET)
•Working knowledge of anatomical and medical terminology
•Working knowledge of general anatomic pathology procedures, practices and workflows
•Working knowledge of proper handling of biological tissue samples, safety requirements and shipping regulations
•Ability to constantly position self (ascends/descends, extend/contract, rotate/pivot) to access slide files, stock specimen kits
•Ability to push, pull and/or lift up to 35 lbs.

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.

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Employment Type

FULL TIME