Cedars-Sinai CLS I - Point of Care Testing - FT - Evenings in Los Angeles, California
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Tell me about the role:
The clinical lab scientist is an entry level position that functions under the direction of the technical manager. Responsibilities include performing routine laboratory tests and may include some technically complex assays. Activities include operating and maintaining test equipment, performing and documenting QC, recognizing and responding to problems and verifying and reporting test results. Duties included general support functions necessary for the routine operation of the laboratory.
Summary Of Essential Job Duties:
Performs routine and technically complex laboratory tests.
•Operates, calibrates, and maintains lab equipment and instrumentation used in routine and complex clinical testing.
•Provides for the appropriate educational experience of clinical laboratory students assigned to the division.
•Special projects or assignments.
•Reviews and ensures reliability of results personally performed and checks other analysts’ work based on quality control
and assurance mechanisms, specimen integrity, known clinical history or delta checks, and takes corrective action as
•Uses established quality assurance protocols to ensure proper functioning of instruments, reagents and analytical
procedures including assaying appropriate standards and controls, performing instrument function verifications and
recording control data.
•Reviews new and existing policies and procedures according to established protocols.
•Performs phlebotomy procedures including venipuncture and capillary puncture; uses proper technique in accordance with
•Follows Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
Baccalaureate Degree in biological science, chemistry, medical technology or related science.
License and Certifications:
Valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license or limited license appropriate for the area of responsibility.
No experience required.
Why Work Here?
Beyond an outstanding benefit package with health and dental
insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) we take pride in hiring the best employees.
Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community
we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive
environment that fuels innovation.
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unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national
origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected
medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic
information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity,
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Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.