Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) – General Chemistry
Personnel are responsible for running and quantitation of clinical
samples using chemistry analyzers.
Role Specific Responsibilities
- Experience operating and releasing data from automated analyzers for routine chemistry and drugs of abuse screening.
- Experienced with operating immunoassay analyzer instruments for the testing of hormones and other esoteric tests
- Experienced with operating CBC analyzers and preparation of slides for manual differential counts
- Performs patient specimen and proficiency sample testing
- Input data accurately into the Laboratory Information System (LIS) for reporting patient test results
- Performs required instrument calibration, maintenance and trouble-shooting procedures following established laboratory and manufacturer guidelines for all instruments in the assigned section.
The Clinical Lab Scientists must be licensed by the State of California in Chemistry or have limited licensures in Chemistry or Toxicology and meets the qualifications in 42CFR Sec. 493.1489.
Out of State applicants will be accepted, but must meet the requirements to obtain CA licensure.
General Duties and Responsibilities
The Testing Personnel are responsible for performing those tests that are authorized by the Laboratory Director and that are within the individual's skill level. Specific responsibilities include:
- Following the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient results.
- Maintaining records which demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens.
- Adhering to the laboratory's Quality Control policies and documenting all Quality Control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and instrument maintenance.
- Following the laboratory's policies, including taking and documenting corrective actions, whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.
- Being able to identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or test result reporting and correcting the problem or notifying the appropriate supervisor.
- Documenting all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
- If required by route of qualification, performing high complexity testing only under the on-site direct supervision of a General Supervisor.
- Company sponsored medical, dental, and vision
- Competitive vacation and PTO policy
- 401K Program
- Onsite gym facilities
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