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Sharp HealthCare Licensed Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) / Lab / Sharp Memorial Hospital / Evening shift / Full-time in San Diego, California

Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital

City San Diego


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California Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) license - CA Department of Public Health; Other


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Additional Shift Information:

Full-time (1.0) Position. 8-hour evening shift with variable start times between 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm.

Weekend Requirements:

Every Other

On-Call Required:


Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):

$33.946 - $43.802 - $53.657

The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position.  The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant’s years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices.

What You Will Do

Provides the technical knowledge, expertise and judgment required to support the Sharp HealthCare (SHC) mission and scope of laboratory services. Performs waived and moderately complex testing.

Required Qualifications

  • Education required for CA State MLT Licensure.

  • California Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) license - CA Department of Public Health

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a Clinical Laboratory

Essential Functions

  • Analytical testing proceduresCompletes testing processes using written policies, procedures and other appropriate resources; identifies issues in policies or procedures.Performs new procedures and policies within acceptable training time intervals; meets department turnaround time goals.Documents activities and results consistently, thoroughly and legibly; proof reads and double checks own work to achieve zero defects and zero harm.May review operational reports for possible clerical and analytical errors.Evaluates data for accuracy and verifies any questionable finding with thorough investigation and appropriate follow-through.Performs pre-analytical (patient reception, sample collection, processing) and analytical procedures and demonstrates assessment of testing factors with regard to patient age and population specific groups.Demonstrates emotional intelligence, critical thinking and logical decision making, especially under critical and stressful situations to reach acceptable resolutions.Acts as a resource for staff training, development and competency assessment.May act as a key operator for testing, instrumentation or technology.Participates in writing and revision of policies and procedures.Performs additional duties as assigned.

  • Equipment managementUtilizes all equipment (including phone, copier, fax, etc.) instruments, products, and other tools per manufacturer's and training instructions and according to established procedures; facilitates issue resolution.Demonstrates competency and efficient use of all tool applications (IT, PC, other system/software) and equipment to produce the end product.Performs and validates required preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment/tools.Reports and documents equipment/tool/reagent issues and failures.Actively manages inventory expiration dates and demonstrates ability to evaluate consumables (reagent/supply) inventory to prevent shortages; alerts ordering personnel.Removes defective equipment from use, documents problem, and notifies appropriate personnel for repair; verifies equipment inspections are up-to-date. Follows through on problem resolution.

  • Quality assuranceCompletes and assesses QC performance, proficiency testing, test validation/calibration/linearity with indicated corrective action and resolution as needed.Coordinates and completes processes to meet standards established to maintain quality testing; including participation in continuous improvement of processes.Has knowledge of and reviews quality assurance indicators and monitors in place and works with the laboratory team to meet the established thresholds.Completes and validates daily position tasks within expected timeframes to meet QA indicator goal expectations.Identifies errors and follows-through with investigation, correction, documentation, and notification to appropriate caregiver and lab leadership.Demonstrates process of self-discovery, including knowledge of strengths and weaknesses and views deficiencies as opportunities for growth; sets goals for self-improvement.Communicates clearly using tools Closed Loop and SBAR.Receives feedback well and provides thoughtful feedback to others.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class