Clinical Laboratory Scientist 9/17/2016
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job Title:
Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Clin Lab Sci
Mon-Fri 0700-1530 rotating weekends/holidays.
$42.94 / $7472
$57.22 / $9956
Layoff Referral Deadline:
The Clinical Laboratory Scientist will perform a wide variety of technical procedures in the ED, Anesehtesia and Core Laboratory. Other responsibilities include method development-modification-parallel testing, collaboration on or independent preparation of abstracts or manuscripts, repair of laboratory instruments, sample processing, reagent preparation, data entry and phlebotomy duties. Perform tests in: chemistry, hematology, coagulation, immunoassay, and blood gases. Operate laboratory instruments and develop/maintain records of instrument maintenance and quality control being performed. Initiate and perform troubleshooting and minor repair on laboratory instruments. Maintain records of laboratory tests performed. Prepare written reports and/or technical summaries. Record and review data for accuracy, completeness, and suitability.
A current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License or enrollment in a CLS apprentice program is required. Two years recent experience performing testing in a high volume laboratory is highly desired. Recent demonstrated technical competence in high volume chemistry/hematology required. Ability to perform effectively under conditions of fluctuating workload, often changing from one task to another on an hourly or daily basis. Must have working knowledge of lab safety, basic lab skills (pipetting, dilutions, specimen integrity, etc.) and test methodologies used in chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, infectious disease testing. Under conditions of frequent interruptions, distractions and heavy workload while maintaining equanimity, accuracy and productivity. Able to work in an environment with variations in temperature, instrument noise, usage of toxic or hazardous chemicals, fumes, odors and biological agents and interaction with sick patients. Able to perform repetitive tasks (i.e. pipetting, computer data entry.