Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS) performs all the tests provided by the laboratory to obtain relevant clinical information for the physicians used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Due to the size of the hospital and patient load, the staff CLS must be able to work by him/herself and successfully accomplish assigned administrative and technical duties normally taken care of by the Laboratory Manager. CLS also participates in other duties relevant to laboratory services, patient care, quality assurance, policy and the safety of hospital employees. Days and nights shifts may be required, depending on need.
Responsible for all tests provided by the lab to be used in diagnosis & treatment. Perform complex medical tests to provide accurate results. Prepare all reagents, control, reference sera & other solutions used in the laboratory. Experience in the utilization of Vitros 5600, Ortho Diagnostic, Clinitek 100, ACL 100, ABX Pentra 60 & microscopes to perform proper medical testing. Participate in other duties relevant to laboratory services, QA, policy and the safety of hospital & staff.
Required Education: Must have a valid California CLS license.
Experience: Experience in all routine areas of the clinical lab and can demonstrate ability to adequately work alone, the extent of this is to be determined by the Laboratory Manager. Successful experience in dealing with the public preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Computer keyboard skills necessary.