The Hospital Clinical Laboratory Assistant III supports the Departmental purpose by providing timely and accurate specimen receipt, accessioning, preparation, and/or processing for analysis on various tissue and body fluids. Functions also include answering telephones and giving specimen collection information and results, clerical work including filing of requisition slips and microscope specimen slides, record keeping, supply inventory and ordering, glassware maintenance, equipment and general area maintenance.REQUIRED--Must possess working knowledge of laboratory protocols and skill in the application of such.--Must possess working knowledge of medical terminology, basic human anatomy and technical knowledge to complete assigned tasks.--Manual dexterity for pipetting specimens and operating automated equipment.--Knowledge of basic chemistry and biology for understanding methods used in the laboratory.PREFERRED--Experience in an Anatomic Pathology Laboratory setting (e.g. Histology, Grossing, Cytology)--Possess mathematic skills for performing routine laboratory calculations.--Adhere to UCDHS and Department of Pathology guidelines concerning rules of conduct, safety, and all applicable policies, procedures, and protocols.--Possess skill to communicate and function effectively in a diverse and multi cultural work environment.--Skills to operate FAX machines, computer and barcode printers.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT--Must be able to work overtime as needed. --Must adhere to all departmental and UCDH policies and procedures. --Must be able to lift, move, and/or handle objects weighting up to 44 lbs. --THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.