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Shift/Hours: 75% FTE, day shift includes weekends and rotating holidays.
The Department of Laboratory Medicine serves as a regional resource for clinical laboratory services required for patient care, research and educational programs in laboratory medicine. The department now employs 900 people who work at the award-winning University of Washington Medical Center (ranked among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report), Harborview Medical Center (the region's only Level I Trauma center, known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally- and medically- vulnerable populations.), and many other clinical and research facilities in the area. The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement and natural beauty.
Our Laboratory Medicine Department has an outstanding opportunity for a 75% FTE, part-time Clinical Laboratory Technician 1 position, day shift. This individual will sort and prioritize initial specimens and requests, centrifuge and aliquot appropriate specimen type and quantity as ordered, process data entry of patient information and tests requested process timed urine collections: add preservatives, measure, aliquot, etc.
Additionally, duties will include the assisting of orientation, training, and support of new employees. Maintain records, answer telephones, and window reception. May perform blood draw on adults, children, and babies. Perform other duties as required.
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
High school graduation or equivalent AND one year of chemical, clinical, or public health laboratory experience OR completion of a laboratory assistant course approved by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists OR equivalent education/experience (MLT).
Training in medical technology or education in college with courses in laboratory sciences may be substituted, year for year, for experience.
Associates or Bachelor degree in science Experience in major medical hospital laboratory preferred Experience with laboratory information system preferred Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Employees working in Laboratory Medicine may be required to work in other departmental locations in order to meet patient service requirements, i.e. UWMC, HMC, CHRMC, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, SCCA, Roosevelt,etc.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.