Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Feb 24, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: Public Health Deans Office

Job Opening ID: 12913

Reports To: PROF-HCOMP

Working Title: Medical Laboratory Technician

Department: Public Health/Administration

Bargaining Unit: EX

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 009607

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Limited

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director, Covid Collection Testing Lab (CCTL), the Medical Lab Technician independently performs medical laboratory procedures accurately and precisely for use in immediate medical diagnosis by Student Health Center Staff Physicians. Assumes responsibilities and is accountable for all medical laboratory technical functions related to the CCTL, including but not limited to inventory management, cost management, quality control and quality assurance, customer service, etc.

Compensation Range:

$35.78 - $44.49


Associate degree or 60 semester or equivalent quarter units in chemistry, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science with specific course requirements: 36 semester or equivalent quarter units in physical or biological sciences 6 semester or equivalent quarter units in chemistry 6 semester or equivalent quarter units in biology Knowledge of current medical laboratory practices and procedures, including OSHA and State laws and regulations on lab safety. On-the-job-experience of at least 480 hours in hematology, chemistry, microbiology, and immunology Must be proficient as Microsoft Excel and Word. Knowledge of current clinical laboratory regulatory procedures and ability to implement these procedures effectively. Current, Active CA Medical Laboratory Technician license Ability to work independently. Minimum 6-months clinical training program from a CA program approved by LFS OR Training program accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) OR Minimum 3 years of on-the-job-experience within the previous 5 years in a clinical laboratory as an MLT or CLS outside California, California physician office laboratory (POL), or laboratory owned by the United States of America (military and federal laboratories) Skills to evaluate statistical documentation relative to laboratory procedures and equipment. Highly proficient with micro-collection techniques. Skills to effectively communicate important medical information to the appropriate personnel.


Two or more years of experience as a Medical Lab Technician.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 2/19/2033
Work Type: Full Time