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Clinical Laboratory Technician 2

Posted on February 17, 2022
SEIU 925
University of Washington
 - $ 
 per month
Seattle, WA
Applications accepted until position filled
  • Responds promptly, courteously, and professionally to phone and written inquiries from clients about test information, results, and other related information
  • Participates toward the goal of providing enhanced services to the clients of the department.  Demonstrates decision making and problem-solving ability on certain requisitions ensuring that these specimens are able to meet the test run for that day and provide results in a timely manner
  • Demonstrates effective communication with the supervisor, manager, co-workers, lab technician and all member of the Lab Med team
  • Demonstrates the ability to problem solve to expedite processing of specimens that are received mislabeled, unlabeled, missing patient data, insufficient quantity, etc. and contact clients as required.  Thereby ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of these procedures which are critical to patient care
  • Solves specimen problems in a timely, thorough and accurate manner, providing appropriate documentation for supervisor review
  • Performs continual monitoring of lab reports and pending log monitors (PLM) to verify consistency of service and troubleshoot issues
  • Understands how to use the Laboratory Information System (LIS) for problem resolution
  • Reports issues or concerns from other laboratory divisions or hospital staff through hc1 or other reporting mechanism
  • Supports COVID research testing including, pulling and storing samples as needed, troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Perform all CLT1 duties
  • Trains and supports new COVID SPS staff
  • Performs computer functions required for completions of tasks; acts as a resource to others
  • CLT2 may be expected to temporarily perform higher level duties to cover for a Lead during times of extended leave or other times of vacancies
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized, work as a team member to provide maximum coverage and quality service for our clients in stressful and all situations
  • Promote and contribute to the development of teamwork within COVID SPS and working relationships between COVID SPS and other divisions in the Department
  • Perform other duties as required or as assigned by supervisor or manager
About the employer: University of Washington

All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.

The Department of Laboratory Medicine serves as a regional resource for clinical laboratory services required for patient care, research and educational programs in laboratory medicine. The department now employs 900 people who work at the award-winning University of Washington Medical Center (ranked among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report), Harborview Medical Center (the region's only Level I Trauma center, known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally- and medically- vulnerable populations.), and many other clinical and research facilities in the area. The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement and natural beauty.

About your union: SEIU 925

SEIU 925 unites 17,000 people in Washington who work in education from early learning through higher education, as well as members who work in local government and nonprofits. We work together to provide quality education for children and students, to ensure that education remains a state priority, and to strengthen our workforce. We provide quality public services to our communities across the state. The mission of SEIU 925 is to win political and economic power for working people to advance the well-being of our members, their families and all working people by developing leaders who are a voice for change in the workplace and solidarity in our communities.


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