Kaiser Permanente Medical Laboratory Technician in Los Angeles, California
Under supervision performs pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical phases of all testing with speed and accuracy as authorized under California State Business and Professions Code . Analyzes test results in accordance with the patient population (e.g. pediatric, neonatal, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients). Reviews and reports test results to the appropriate provider or location. Maintains quality control, quality assurance and preventive maintenance according to department policy. Successfully interacts with all laboratory computer systems. Maintains yearly state determined educational requirements.
Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.
Performs and records instrument preventive maintenance procedures.
Documents daily, weekly and monthly maintenance procedures as determined by department protocol.
Performs and records quality control results as determined by established protocol.
Verifies all requirements of test samples to include labeling accuracy and/or tube containers prior to testing.
Performs all test procedures as outlined in the department's procedure manual.
Crosschecks results for appropriate correlation's and reports testing results with accuracy.
Records all information required on department log sheets, worksheets, printouts, and file cards, etc.
Utilizes computer systems to enter and report data.
Performs proficiency testing, inter-laboratory tests, and competency assessment as required.
Completes special assignments in a timely manner with desired results.
Completes procedures during assigned work shift, utilizing time productively.
One (1) year of experience as a Medical Technician in the United Sates, if not U.S. trained.
Associate degree or equivalent units. (Equivalent units include: 36 semester or equivalent quarter units in physical or biological sciences, 6 semester or equivalent quarter units in chemistry. 6 semester or equivalent quarter units in biology.)
License, Certification, Registration
Valid California State Medical Laboratory Technician license.
Understanding of fundamental scientific principles underlying laboratory tests.
Position requires working every other weekend.
Employee will rotate on different areas of the laboratory such as Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation, and Microbiology.
Maybe asked to work extra hours depending on staffing needs.
Schedule may change due to operational needs
Schedule: 1st pay period: SUN 06:30am -3:00pm, MON 06:30am -3:00pm, FRI 06:30am -3:00pm
2nd pay period: MON 06:30am -3:00pm, WED 06:30pm -3:00pm, SAT 06:30am -3:00pm
TITLE: Medical Laboratory Technician
LOCATION: Los Angeles, California
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.