Clinical Lab Scientist 2/20/2017
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job Title:
Clinical Lab Scientist
Clin Lab Sci
M-F from 1800-0230 Rot Weeknds and Holidays
Panorama City, CA
$43.80 / $7621
$58.36 / $10155
Layoff Referral Deadline:
Full time Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) position in the BURL Panorama City CLS will independently perform a variety of technical procedures in the laboratory, including 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 STAT and routine tests in: chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, infectious diseases analysis, routine coagulation. Operate laboratory instruments and develop/maintain records of instrument maintenance and quality control being performed. Prepare written reports and/or technical summaries. Perform various quality control tasks and computations and assist management with quality programs: record keeping and document control systems, collection and collation of data, tracking laboratory compliance. May require other duties as requested for operational purposes and may require employee to work at other medical office laboratories in the North West Campus area including BURL Westlake Village.
A current California clinical Laboratory Scientist License is required. Three years' recent experience performing testing in a high volume testing laboratory is desired. Abnormal hematology experience preferred. Knowledge and experience with Sysmex XE5000; Roche Cobas C6000; Siemens CA7000; IRIS Sprint IriCell Urinalysis workstation, Centrifuge, Analytical Balance, and pH meter preferred. Knowledge and experience with Diasorin Liaison and Premier HPLC methodology. Skill in practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to be used in making reagents and in performing calculations. Experience with instrument validation studies and performance improvement projects preferred. 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 activities such as moving equipment for repair; transportation of reagents, blood products, or supplies, pipetting, etc. as required. Able to perform repetitive tasks (i.e. computer data entry).