Location  Los Angeles
Contact Name  Susan Herrera
Contact Phone  
Contact Fax  (888) 317-4716
Contact Email  ccbopenposition@yahoo.com
Job Description  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Blood/Urine Specimen Procurement/Processing

  • Performs phlebotomy duties: collects blood samples by venipuncture, ensuring positive identification of clients
  • Prepares blood and urine specimens for transport to the reference laboratory; including specimen identification, labeling, centrifugation, and aliquoting
  • Follows-up on outstanding/overdue laboratory results; requests corrective reports as needed
  • Updates relative communicable disease log
  • Maintains phlebotomy area, including stocking and cleaning

Cryogenic Functions

  • Performs routine cryogenic procedures including vial receipts and transfers.
  • Performs daily quality control (QC) procedures including tank checks.
  • Performs vial QC by verifying vial labels and number/type of vials.
  • Assists Cryogenic staff with Client vial orders and specimen verification.

Semen Specimen Processing (if qualified)

  • Performs quantitative sperm counts by microscopy
  • Determines volume, percent motility and total motile sperm per specimen
  • Calculates potential number of vials per specimen
  • Performs post-thaw analysis

Operational Functions

  • Provides back-up coverage for the reception window as needed.
  • Provides administrative support in the lab by answering phones, taking messages as necessary, filing, faxing, copying, scanning and entering data into applicable company databases.
  • Provides collection instructions to clients, answers basic questions about services and client preparation for services; responds to requests for laboratory results.
  • Conducts and accurately records all required QC checks; takes corrective action as needed.
  • Performs routine cleaning of laboratory equipment and send-out bench, removes of biohazard trash.
  • Aliquots media into tubes using aseptic techniques.
  • Assists with lab supply ordering and maintenance.
  • Communicates any errors, accidents or incidents to the Branch/Laboratory Manager or CLS.
  • Participates in proficiency and competency assessments, trainings and other essential laboratory activities.
  • Participates in the review of standard operating procedures.
  • Other duties and projects as required.

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent minimum, with some college coursework preferred, and California CPT I/II required with two or more years of phlebotomy and customer service experience. Previous laboratory experience is desirable.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent customer service skills; high level of interpersonal skills to interact with peers and management.
  • Strong attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials; excellent organizational skills; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills required.
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel required. Basic knowledge of PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Access desirable; must be comfortable learning new information systems and programs.
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