This recruitment offers a $3,000 Recruitment Incentive to eligible new employees joining UW Medicine #UWMRecruitmentIncentive
The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology 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.
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology has an outstanding opportunity for a Full-Time (100%, 40 hours per week), Days, CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN 1.
At a semi-technical level, perform simple laboratory testing and/or prepare specimens for laboratory testing and performs other laboratory work which supports the operation of a clinical laboratory.
Under general supervision, performs simple and qualitative clinical laboratory tests and/or prepare/setup specimens for laboratory tests and other laboratory work in support of technologists, faculty and students.
Primary focus is directed toward pre-analytical handling and processing of patient specimens for diagnostic testing.
High school graduation or equivalent AND one year of chemical, clinical, or public health laboratory experience
Completion of laboratory assistant course approved by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists OR equivalent education/experience.
Associates or bachelor degree in science
Experience in a major medical hospital laboratory
Experience with laboratory information system
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, Rosen, etc
Laboratory Medicine staff are considered essential staff and as such will be required to report to work in all weather conditions to support patient care activities.
Must be willing to work nights and rotate weekends and holidays as needed
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 undergraduate 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.