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Medical Laboratory Technician

University of California- Davis Health
vision insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, sick time, long term disability, tuition reimbursement
United States, California, Sacramento
November 30, 2023

The Medical Laboratory Technician position supports departmental goals through the performance of waived and moderate complexity laboratory testing, providing results that are both timely and accurate. The position performs blood and body fluid analysis in one or more of the technical sections including, Chemistry/Special Chemistry, Hematology/Hemostasis, Immunology, Point of Care (POC), Toxicology, and Molecular Pathology.

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The Medical Laboratory Technician position supports departmental goals through the performance of waived and moderate complexity laboratory testing, providing results that are both timely and accurate. The position performs blood and body fluid analysis in one or more of the technical sections including, Chemistry/Special Chemistry, Hematology/Hemostasis, Immunology, Point of Care (POC), Toxicology, and Molecular Pathology.

In accordance with the California Code of Regulations, Title 17, Section 1032.5, The Medical Laboratory Technician performs tests and examinations under the supervision of a licensed physician and surgeon, or a doctoral scientist, clinical laboratory bioanalyst, clinical laboratory scientist, or clinical laboratory specialist.

Apply By Date

December 5, 2023 at 11:59pm; interviews and recruiting process may occur at any time

Minimum Qualifications

  • California Licensed Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
  • Technical knowledge in one or more of the following sections: Chemistry, Hematology/Hemostasis Immunology, Molecular Pathology, Point of Care Testing, Special Chemistry, and/or Toxicology.
  • Knowledge of hospital and laboratory regulations and requirements (e.g., CDPH, CAP, TJC, AABB, FDA, NAACLS, OSHA) for testing and laboratory safety.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of quality assurance, quality system essentials, continuous quality improvement, metrics, data analysis and audit processes.
  • Possess technical knowledge to troubleshoot instrument/equipment problems and utilize appropriate resources to resolve problems.
  • Possess outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Laboratory Information Systems (LIS), EPIC EMR, hospital incident reporting systems (e.g., RL Solutions).
  • Knowledge of personal computer, word processing, data management, and spreadsheet software.

Department Description

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is a large, diverse multi-site department whose mission is to create a healthier world through bold innovation in public health, education, technology, and research. UC Davis is leading the way in diagnosing, treating, and ultimately preventing disease. Pathology brings these efforts together with education and patient care to transform the field. This position sets the highest standards for professionalism and competency in providing high quality customer service, diagnostic and therapeutic care to patients within UCDHS and its affiliates. Our laboratories are licensed by the State of California, certified by CLIA, accredited by College of American Pathologists (CAP), AABB, and Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT), and located in three distinct facilities: Surgery and Emergency Services Pavilion (SESP); Pathology Building; and the Specialty Testing Center (STC). The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine's mission is to provide high quality patient/physician services, to maintain the excellence of the educational programs, and to perform scholarly research and development when appropriate. These objectives are to be met within the limits of resources available with emphasis on cost effectiveness and innovation.

Position Information

  • Salary or Pay Range: $44.20-$54.97 (May be elgible for up to $5,000 hiring bonus)
  • Salary Frequency: Hourly
  • Salary Grade: 303
  • Payroll Title: Med Lab Tech
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Appointment Type: Career
  • Percentage of Time: 100% - Full Time
  • Shift Hours: Variable
  • Location: Main Hospital, Surgery and Emergency Services Pavillion
  • Union Representation: Yes -(EX)
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Hybrid/Remote/On-Site: On-Site

This is not an H1-B opportunity.

Benefits

Outstanding benefits and perks are among the many rewards of working for the University of California. UC Davis Health offers a full range of benefits, resources and programs to help you bring your best self to work, as well as to help you and your family achieve your health, wellness, financial and career goals. Learn more about the benefits below and eligibility rules by visiting our handy and our

If you are represented by a union, benefits are negotiated between the University of California (UC) and your union and finalized in a contract. Read your bargaining unit's employment contract, stay abreast of current negotiations and learn about collective bargaining at UC:

  • High quality and low-cost medical plans to choose from to fit your family's needs
  • UC pays for Dental and Vision insurance premiums for you and your family
  • Extensive leave benefits including Maternity, Paternity, Family & Medical Leave
  • Paid Holidays annually as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Paid Time Off/Vacation/Sick Time as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Paid time off for professional development as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Continuing Education (CE) allowance and Education Reimbursement Program as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Access to free professional development courses and learning opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Wellness and on-site Employee Assistance Program including access to free mental health services
  • Supplemental insurance offered including additional life, disability, short/long term disability, pet insurance and legal coverage
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Qualified Employer & Student Loan Repayment Assistant for qualified roles
  • Retirement benefit options for eligible roles including Pension and other Retirement Saving Plans. More information on our retirement benefits can be found
  • UC Davis cares about building a community, which is why we provide resources to enhance as well as (ERGs) to support our staff

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Must be able to work variable shifts and be "On Call" as needed; Shifts include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be able to work overtime as necessary within UC Davis Health Policies and Procedures

Special Requirements

  • This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
  • As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California , as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

At UC Davis, we're solving life's most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don't just maintain - we improve.

We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds, and you belong here.

As you consider joining UC Davis, please explore our , our and for research and education, and our latest efforts to .

The advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Because we want you to be seen, our recruiting process at UC Davis fosters authenticity, diversity, and inclusion. Studies have shown that some people may not apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Each unique role at UC Davis has a set of requirements and you could be perfect for this role, or you could be perfect for the next role! Don't meet all the requirements? We still encourage you to apply! #YouBelongHere


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