PD Hospital Lab Tech II- Surgical Pathology- Variable Shift - 42498-1A

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Updated: Oct 1, 2022
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Surgical Pathology

UC Title: HOSP LAB TCHN 2 PD
Position Number: 40341246
Reports to: Clinical Laboratory Supv 2
Working Title: PD Hospital Lab Tech II
Cost Center: Surgical Pathology (427072)
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
FLSA: Nonexempt
Date Created: 2/21/2020
Job Code: 008985
Hours: As Needed
Shift: Variable Shift
FTE: 0.25
 
 
Position Summary: 
Reporting to the Anatomic Pathology Manager, incumbent is responsible for securing bodies from morgue and preparing them for autopsy.  Assists in performing autopsies including weights and measures.  Prepares body after autopsies, and completes the process through to mortuaries, ensuring the appropriate documentation and release of body.  Preserves and prepares surgical and autopsy specimens for conference and further examination by pathologist.  Labels and stores specimens. mixes preservative solutions. photographs bodies, autopsy, and surgical specimens. maintains records and supplies. maintains cleanliness of autopsy room, frozen section rooms, and the proper functioning of equipment.  Performs special stains, directs the appropriate preparation of chemicals and reagents, and processes surgical specimens in the frozen section room.  Ensures the proper storage and retrieval of all tissue specimens, paraffin blocks and microscopic slides. Perform computer data entry.
 
 
Salary Range: 
 
Hourly Rate  Minimum   $33.80              Midpoint          $33.80                Maximum $33.80
 
Required Qualifications:
  
Ability to establish & maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
One year clinical laboratory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Must be willing to provide weekend and holiday coverage on a rotational basis and variable shift assignment(s) as needed
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Good computer skills including knowledge of various software applications
Knowledge of laws and regulatory requirements relating to decedent affairs
Experience in an Anatomic Pathology department
Experience with autopsy tools and Stryker saw
Knowledge of anatomy and common medical terminology
Knowledge of hospital procedures and aseptic techniques on contaminated bodies
 
 
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php
Closing Statement:
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer 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.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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