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Lab Support Technician - Part-time

  • Job ID: 346814489
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift:
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
  • Department: LAB CLINICAL
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.58 to $23.38 / hour

Description

UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport is hiring a part-time Lab Support Technician to join their team of outstanding healthcare professionals! 

We offer a competitive wage, generous total rewards benefits package and career ladder opportunities. Apply today and join an amazing team of life changers!

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.
  • Ability to receive, comprehend, and carry out instructions.
  • Ability to work safely with equipment, supplies, and materials.
  • Ability to comply with attendance requirements.
  • Ability to comply with personnel policies.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct