Laboratory Technical Assistant - Microbiology

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7183086 (Ref:10022764)

Posted: September 28, 2023

Salary / Pay Rate: $21.33 - $32.00 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Exciting Microbiology Laboratory Opportunity: Laboratory Technical Assistant

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago, and Phoenix. Our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

As a Laboratory Technical Assistant, you will be responsible for requisitioning, plating, and processing incoming microbiology specimens. You will also play a crucial role in maintaining cleanliness and organization in the assigned section, including washing and sterilizing glassware. In addition to these tasks, you will provide valuable support across various Microbiology functions and collaborate with the Clinical Pathology department team. Reporting to the Microbiology Supervisor, this role contributes to our mission of delivering high-quality healthcare.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Process clinical specimens following established procedures and protocols.
  • Prepare stains and smears of clinical material.
  • Enter orders received from physicians into department computer program.
  • Receive supplies and distribute them to the appropriate area within the laboratory.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of various aspects of processing specimens.
  • Prioritize work and provide prompt and efficient service.
  • Cooperate with other personnel to achieve department and interdepartmental objectives and maintain good employee relations.

Your qualifications should include:

  • High School
  • One year patient contact experience in a hospital setting

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $21.33 - $32.00 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7183086 (Ref:10022764)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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