Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!
We are seeking a Specimen Control and Receiving Technician
- Receive specimens and research kits into the laboratory, check
for correct labeling, enter tests into Laboratory Information
System, process specimens, and load them onto instruments or direct
to appropriate work station, technologist, or storage area.
- Be responsible for daily checklist duties which may include
basic instrument maintenance (temperatures, monitoring reagents)
and clerical duties (filing, mailing, faxing).
- Interact daily with pathologists, physicians, technologists,
clinical staff, nursing unit personnel, and patients.
Minimum - High School Diploma or equivalent.
Preferred - Some post-secondary education in a healthcare or a
related science field that may include course work in Medical
Laboratory Technician, Cytotechnologist, Histotechnician or Medical
Laboratory Scientist degree/certification.
Minimum - Six (6) months experience in lab, healthcare, customer
service or data entry role.
Preferred - One (1) year healthcare or related work
Licenses and Certifications:
Preferred - Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) certification
(American Society for Clinical Pathology) or equivalent.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
- High level communication skills and the ability to maintain
good interpersonal relationships with co-workers and clients.
- Ability to organize and prioritize work.
- Competence in problem identification and resolution.
- Ability to work independently.
- Knowledge of laboratory medicine and universal precautions
- Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent
lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive
and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity,
Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in
patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work
to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each
employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications
from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals,
women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly
encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets.
This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position scheduled to
work days shifts Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Rotating weekends and rotating holidays are required. Hours may
vary based on the needs of the department.
University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet-designated facility
that's ranked Wisconsin's #1 hospital and considered one of the
nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral
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