Clinical Lab Scientist Microbiology in Gardena, CA at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 1/22/2023

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Job Description

Job Title: Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Job Summary: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for performing moderately complex and complex laboratory tests, as defined by CLIA, in hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, microbiology, blood bank and serology. Professional application of the principles, theories, techniques and quality controls of laboratory science are used. This position reports to the lead clinical laboratory scientist, laboratory manager/supervisor, and/or the administrative director of Laboratory services.

Essential Job Duties:


• Follows the hospital’s policies and procedures and documents their review.


• Ensure all daily QC (or as required, Levy-Jennings and Westgard Rules) is acceptable before releasing patient results.


• Performs and documents all maintenance, temperatures, specimen rejection and troubleshooting, conforms to schedules and completion of work, leaves little for the next shift.

 
• Maintains the inventory of supplies and reagents.


• Participates in the laboratories in-service and competency assessment programs.


• Help train and orient new team members.

 
• Conforms to schedules and completion of work, leaves little for the next shift.


• Performs other duties assigned by the lead CLS/lab manager/supervisor/lab administrative director.

Education/Experience:


• Bachelor of Science which includes California required class units for a clinical laboratory scientist. At least 6 months experience in an accredited hospital laboratory in at least two laboratory sections.

Licensure/Certifications:


• Current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license