Job Description

Job Title: Lab Support Technician - UPMC Williamsport
Job ID: 70704386
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: As Scheduled - Days/Evenings/Nights | EO wknd
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Department: LAB CLINICAL
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

UPMC Williamsport is searching for a Regular Part-Time Lab Support Technician to join their team of excellent Laboratory professionals! This position is As Scheduled (1st, 2nd, & 3rd shift), and includes every other weekend (3rd shift) and holiday rotation responsibilities. If this sounds like the role for you, please apply today for consideration!

Purpose:
Prepare, process, clean and maintain the supply of glassware and equipment related to laboratory functions and procedures. Clean laboratory counter tops and sinks, and other equipment regularly.

Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of different equipment used. Operate oven dryer to dry glassware. Operate water deionizer unit. Operate pipette washer.
  • Prepare working stock of various laboratory solutions. Prepare specimen collection supplies and other supplies for physicians' offices and off-campus lab sites. Keep Operating Room and Outpatient Procedure Unit stocked with formalin filled containers and other requested items.
  • Perform specialized cleaning procedures; secure and wash all items by use of prescribed techniques and by the use of disinfectants.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times. Perform support functions. Transport specimens, requisitions, and report to the appropriate areas.
  • Inventory, requisition, and restock cleaning and other supplies as needed. File laboratory reports and slides. Follow UPMC and Laboratory Policies Attend meetings and in-service programs as required.
  • Keep storeroom orderly. Test and clean emergency showers and eyewash station; keep records of this activity.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of proper disposal. Sort laboratory waste and ensure that it is directed to the proper area for disposal. Dispose of clinical specimens. Perform clerical duties accurately and effectively.
  • Defrost and clean refrigerators, clean cabinets, water baths, and other selected items of equipment in various laboratory sections. Examine glassware for cleanliness and breakage.
  • Test glassware, pipettes and acid washed items for acidity. Inventory, requisition, and restock supplies as needed.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma required.
  • Must have the ability to:
    • Receive, comprehend, and carry out instructions.
    • Work safely with equipment, supplies, and materials.
    • Comply with attendance requirements.
    • Comply with personnel policies.
  • Open Availability (days, evenings, nights, weekends, & holidays)
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $14.27 to $21.41 / hour

Union Position: No

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