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Medical Laboratory Technician

Location: Woodland Hills, CA Additional Locations:

Thousand Oaks Medical Offices 365 E. Hillcrest Dr., 365 E. Hillcrest Dr., Thousand Oaks,California, 91360
Ventura 4949 Market St. Medical Offices, 4949 Market St., Ventura,California, 93003
Job Number: 842913 Date posted: 01/29/2020

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.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.

  • Performs Phlebotomy.

  • 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.
  • Basic Qualifications:




      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.




    Additional Requirements:


      Understanding of fundamental scientific principles underlying laboratory tests.




    Preferred Qualifications:





    This position will be required to work some weekends and holidays as needed and per CBA in one of the Woodland Hills Area location.
    Variable start times and shifts depending upon departmental needs.
    This position will be required to perform pre-analytical duties including Phlebotomy as needed.
    This position will be required to travel Thousand Oaks and Ventura MOB Lab.
    Primary Location: California,Woodland Hills,Woodland Hills Medical Center 5601 De Soto Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW - Clinical Lab Scientists Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Laboratory Department: Laboratory and Pathology Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    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 and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    About Laboratory Careers

    Laboratory Careers

    Our clinical laboratory scientists, phlebotomists, and lab techs work in both outpatient clinics and hospital settings and have an opportunity to gain exposure to different areas, including chemistry, coagulation, hematology, urinalysis, and the blood bank. We also operate reference laboratories, which serve as hubs for specimen processing and analysis as well as specialized testing — such as microbiology and molecular biology. Offering modern facilities, advanced equipment, and scheduling options, we provide a dynamic environment in which you'll continue to learn and grow.

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