Laboratory Technical Assistant - Hematopathology

Laboratory Technical Assistant - Hematopathology

City of Hope | Duarte, CA, 91009, US
Salary Range:$34,000 – $46,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 3 days ago

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About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope's translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope's specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation's "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.

City of Hope's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

Accessions specimens and assists with specimen processing and set-up prior to analysis primarily in the Molecular Pathology and Flow Cytometry Laboratories. May perform other LTA duties in other labs as need arises. Starts daily processing to ensure successful and timely completion of test runs. Also prepares for and assists with related specimen processing for tests, as required. Inventories and prepares laboratory reagents and supplies, as necessary; orders supplies. Makes sure laboratory areas are clean and well-maintained. Inventory and store and or dispose of expired specimens as required. Washes glassware and ensures tidiness of assigned sections.

Key Responsibilities include:

* Assists in various clinical laboratory settings, including, but not limited to, specimen pick-up, accessioning, labeling, processing for analysis and general clean-up.
* Assists with morning laboratory setup and assists with handling of specimens.
* Washes and cleans laboratory equipment and supplies such as glassware, sinks and tables in accordance with hospital standards.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

* HS graduate or equivalent GED
* Minimum of 1 year in laboratory setting / exposure to clinical laboratory environment and methods.

Additional Information:

* The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate's experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.
* As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.