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Medical Laboratory Assistant- Per Diem

Requisition # 20003373 Apply Now

Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? Would you like to use your clinical competencies with an organization known nationally for excellence in cancer treatment, research and education? We would be happy to hear from you! Please consider the following exciting opportunity with one of the most outstanding and dynamic places to work in the medical field as your next career move.

 

Align yourself with an organization that has a reputation for excellence! Cedars-Sinai was awarded the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 19 years in a row for providing the highest-quality medical care in Los Angeles. We were also awarded the Advisory Board Company’s Workplace of the Year. This recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. Join us! Discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals. 


Tell me about the role:


The Medical Laboratory Assistant functions with the general supervision of senior technical/clinical personnel. Responsibilities may include receiving, processing and distributing laboratory specimens or blood and communicating information about tests and test results. The MLA activities include operational and support functions, and assisting in the orientation and training of new employees. Performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the age and developmental issues of the patient populations(s) being served. 


Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Perform accurate analysis of laboratory specimens, demonstrating a moderate degree of proficiency and understanding in laboratory procedures and demonstrate competency to facilitate quality patient care and diagnosis
  • Participate in solution of technical problems requiring great degree of independent judgment
  • Ensures compliance with the State of California and Federal licensing/accrediting standards (CLIA), including but not limited to safety, CPR, infection control, quality management, environmental, confidentiality, and patient care
  • Performs specimen analysis under supervision of the Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)
  • Completes daily department QC and preventative maintenance
  • Handles reagents and coordinates department supplies as needed.
  • Maintains records of reports and department statistics for analyzers.
  • Responsible for inventory of supplies and equipment, restocking of supplies and reagents.
  • Maintain appropriate records of laboratory activities such as packing slips for lab supplies, quality control data, quality assurance and maintenance records
Educational requirements:
High School diploma or its equivalent.

Experience:
One year practical knowledge of computer operations, experience in lab settings preferred.

Why Work Here?


Beyond an outstanding benefit package with health and dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) we take pride in hiring the best employees. Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation.


Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.


Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.


At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and well-being of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employmen


  • Working Title: Medical Laboratory Assistant- Per Diem
  • Department: Spec Test Lab
  • Business Entity: Clinical & Support Services
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Clinical & Support Services, Family & Function
  • Job Specialty: UNASSIGNED
  • Position Type: Per Diem
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day
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Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

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