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Per-Diem Clinical Laboratory Assistant

Department of Pathology Los Angeles, California

The Keck School of Medicine is seeking to hire a Per-Diem Clinical Lab Assistant to support technical laboratory personnel in day-to-day operation of the Histology Laboratories in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

This position is to cover Vacation, sick time and overflow of workload for large laboratory operation. Availability during peak Holidays is required.

The incumbent will prepare simple and complex reagents or media under direct supervision, receive, accession and triage patient specimens, blocks and slides, monitor incoming phone inquiries and requests, identify and separate specimens to be referred to outside laboratories or analyzed by other USC Laboratories, handle and dispose of hazardous and non-hazardous materials in accordance with safety protocols, maintain and organize laboratory supplies and monitor inventory levels and order supplies as needed. 

The Keck School of Medicine Department of Pathology is one of the largest pathology departments in the United States. The Department aims to shape the future of pathology as it will be practiced in community hospitals, academic medical centers and clinical laboratories throughout the country.

Per-Diem/On Call position - Days and Hours varied

Starting Salary: $16.89 doe

Minimum Education: High School diploma or equivalency. Minimum Experience: 1 year experience as a laboratory assistant in a clinical lab, highly desirable. Required License/Certification: A Fire and Safety card must be presented upon hire or must be obtained at our facility within the first 30 days of hire and maintained by renewing before expiration date.

REQ20091240 Posted Date: 07/30/2020 - Thru date - 2020-10-20

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