Hospital____Assistant I - Lab - Support Services - F/T - Days - 4158
University of California Irvine Medical Center - Orange, CA

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Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title: Hospital____Assistant I

Position Number: 10005656

Reports to: Clinical Lab Scientist - Spvr

Working Title: Hospital____Assistant I

Cost Center: Lab - Support Services (7065)

Bargaining Unit: EX

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Code: 9253

Date Created: 02/07/2013

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 40.00

Position Summary:
Performs specimen processing and accessioning in the Central Processing area of the Main Lab. Main duties include computer data entry, telephone reception, transporting specimens and printing/delivering lab reports. Reviews lab reports and performs quality review and troubleshooting.

Salary Range:
Rate Minimum $14.92 Midpoint $16.37 Maximum $17.82

Essential Job Functions:
The identification of essential functions below is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, nor does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position.

% Effort

Accurately performs computer data entry functions, to ensure orders are entered properly and are corrected as needed. Reviews lab requisitions and reports for legibility, completeness, and proper format. Correctly completes computer order verification, data entry, accurate filing and report printing process. Receives and processes calls to the department, provides lab results to clients, and ensures specimen issues are directed to the supervisor as needed for resolution. Prints and delivers/faxes lab reports in a timely manner.


Efficiently orders, receives, stocks and delivers lab supplies as appropriate. Picks-up and delivers all laboratory samples/specimens to the departments for testing as appropriate. Responds to tube system in a timely manner and appropriately maintains stock of carriers


LAB _Supports specimen processing by correcly accessioning samples, verifying the identity of specimens and evaluating acceptability. Accurately performs the pre-analytical specimen preparation and initial pre-processing. Accurately processes specimens for send-out according to appropriate procedures ensuring timely processing/dispatch. Prints and delivers/faxes lab reports to clients in a timely manner. Accurately prints collection batch and labels for phlebotomy collections.


Total Effort:

Required Qualifications:
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the organization

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Ability to work weekends, and rotating shifts including evenings, nights and holidays

Demonstrated experience using a computer, including data entry and retrieval

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Experience with lab/hospital computer systems and software

Must possess the skill, knowledge, and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

One year of applicable clinical lab work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience ]] >