Hospital Lab Technician I

University of California, San Francisco
Mission Bay (SF)

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Code and Payroll Title
008976 HOSP LAB TCHN 1
Job Summary
Provide services to both inpatient and outpatient clients as assigned. Collects specimens according to protocol, prepares specimens for the laboratory, maintains accurate records of drawn specimens using established procedures for UCSF inpatient medical center floors. May be assigned to perform phlebotomy at all UCSF Health sites (Parnassus, Mt. Zion, joint UCSF health partnerships, Satellite Clinics, or at other off-site clinic sites, et al). Responsible for labeling and distributing appropriate containers to collect other specimens, giving instructions for complex tests, clerical duties, specimen processing duties, computer entry, and specimen preparation for transport to main lab. Picks up specimens from blood draw areas and clinics and delivers them to the main laboratory. May be assigned to assist in Clinical Laboratory Processing section as needed.
Req Number
Job Title
Hospital Lab Technician I
Employee Class
Shift Length
8 Hours
Days, Weekends, Variable
Additional Shift Details
Monday-Friday, Variable shifts, Variable days
Bargaining Unit
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - Patient Care Technical Unit (AFSCME-EX)
Job Category
Allied Health
Required Qualifications
    Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Two years of laboratory experience or two years of college including courses in the natural, physical, or social sciences, and one year of laboratory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
  • Possession of a current phlebotomy certificate issued by California Department of Public Health Laboratory Field Services
  • Experience in performing Phlebotomy on a broad range of patient types
  • Demonstrates computer skills, demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills
  • Must be able to work well under pressure.
  • This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations and at off-site locations as assigned and in varying schedules as needed.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous Phlebotomy experience in an In-Patient hospital setting

  • Current California State Phlebotomy Certificate

Position Type
Part Time
Department Name
Clinical Lab - Phlebotomy Services
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
About UCSF
At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.
Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.
Mission Bay (SF)

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