Job Description

Laboratory Technician - Full-time

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), part of City of Hope, takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Job Overview

Under the general supervision of the Director of the Laboratory, the Medical Laboratory Technician performs a variety of routine and complex laboratory tests on body fluids and substances, requiring independent judgment, with speed and accuracy.  The efforts of the individual(s) in this position, in collaboration with other health care professionals, provide data for the most accurate diagnosis or individual treatment of diseases for optimum patient outcomes.

Performs routine medical laboratory tests, procedures and analyses.

Ensures that all laboratory tests are performed in accordance with established standards.

Uses and maintains automated and computerized instruments. Recognizes instrument malfunction and initiates corrective action.

Recognizes abnormal Quality Control results and initiates corrective action.

Develops and maintains current procedure and policy manuals based upon defined accrediting agency standards.

Evaluates validity of test results; consults medical technologists about unexpected results. Notifies primary caregiver of critical test results.

Documents and maintains the appropriate records required by the hospital and laboratory accrediting agencies.

Education/Experience Level

  • Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from an accredited program required
  • Certification required (ASCP, AMT or AAB)
  • Prefer a minimum of one year of experience in a hospital or clinical setting

Pay Range

$20.35 - $33.52

Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility.  These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

Application Instructions

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