Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Per Diem 8/12/2016
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
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Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Per Diem
Clin Lab Sci PD
Gonda room 4554
$57.13 / $9941
$57.13 / $9941
Layoff Referral Deadline:
Reporting to the Sr. Supervisor and Manager of Molecular Diagnostics Laboratories, primary duties include performing a wide variety of technical procedures in Molecular Diagnostics. Duties include planning, developing and performing high complexity laboratory testing including gene mutation analysis. In addition, employee should also process samples, perform DNA extraction, reagent preparation, and data entry. On a daily basis, employee will assess overall workload and maintain efficient workflow, and investigate and resolve laboratory related issues. Employee will be able to collaborate on test method development, data analysis and test validation. The employee also has operational responsibilities such as coordinating analyzer and facilities maintenance, supply ordering and inventory control, scheduling, planning work, maintaining equipment and upholding laboratory safety and quality standards.
Current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License. Minimum of two (2) years experience in current technical and practical molecular genetics work. Preferred Certified Laboratory Specialist in Molecular Biology, educational background and training in molecular biology and/or human genetics. Demonstrated working knowledge of current instrumentation: Able to perform high complexity tests, document and interpret data, and prepare written reports for regular clinical testing.
Person is able to work efficiently and cooperatively as a team member and maintain a positive, humanistic attitude.
The following skills, knowledge and abilities are required:
* Knowledge of safety precautions necessary working in a laboratory environment; ergonomic, chemicals, equipment, and biosafety.
* Working knowledge of pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical clinical laboratory techniques.
* Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.
* Skill in coordinating standard work by determining the time, place and sequence of actions.