ResponsibilitiesThe Histology unit of Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine is seeking a Hospital Lab Tech to help with a variety tasks, such as staining H&E and Special stains and tracking an average of 2000 stained slides for distribution. In this role, you will also cover the Histology help desk to respond to all customer needs. Other duties include: receiving and loading all grossed surgical specimen from various hospitals as well as all other outreach specimens; changing reagents in all tissue processors and stainers; maintaining all quality control log sheets; filing specimen blocks and slides; organizing laboratory and clean lab dishes.; tracking and ordering laboratory supplies; tracking slides in Beaker/Epic system.Qualifications•High School diploma or equivalent (e.g. GED or HiSET)
•Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
•Ability to make reagents with accurate percentage
•Excellent customer service, with ability to speak clearly and distinctly to answer telephones and communicate with departmental and hospital personnel
•Must be highly flexible with the ability to work alternative shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime based on operational needs
•Ability to be reassigned to other areas as needed
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.