Job Number: 17843
Facility: Pacific Diagnostic Lab
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Shift: Evening / Night Rotation
Schedule: FULL-TIME 10 HOUR (FY)
Hours: 1300 - 2330
Full Job Title: Clinical Lab Scientist II - Microbiology [Core Lab]
Job Title: Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) I, II, III (non-exempt position)
Reports to: Department Lab Manager
Clinical Laboratory Scientists for Pacific Diagnostic Laboratory (PDL) are responsible for performing standard tests to obtain data used in diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Goals of Position:
Essential Job Results:
These Essential Job Results describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
BA/BS in Science or Biology.
MT (ASCP) Certification preferred.
California license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Licensure and experience has been validated and has been deemed qualified under the guidelines of the State of California and CLIA to perform clinical laboratory tests and examinations classified as waived, moderate or high complexity as described under CLIA.
Level 1. Recent graduates of approved schools of clinical laboratory science, individuals re-entering the field, and individuals who may not meet all the required qualifications of Level II.
Level II. Individuals with more experience than Level I, as well the ability to teach students and trainees and have troubleshooting capabilities. Level II may provide some work direction for non-licensed personnel and check tests for accuracy, reliability and validity before results are reported from the laboratory.
Level III. Individuals who have mastery beyond Levels I and II and maintain a high level of clinical expertise in a subsection of a specific clinical department. They will check tests performed for accuracy, reliability, and validity before results are reported from the laboratory. They will be responsible for the maintenance of acceptable levels of quality assurance and performance for methods within their specialty area and will be the technical resource for their specific specialty.
Functional experience with common laboratory analyzers and laboratory computer systems including experience with QC and troubleshooting.
§ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
§ (Levels II and III) Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to successfully give direction and oversee the work of others.
§ Ability to accurately process, label and store specimens and samples and to complete and maintain administrative documents and records, including electronic records.
§ Ability to work under pressure and to meet established schedules and timelines.
§ Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
§ Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with colleagues, supervisors, clients, patients and all others contacted in the scope of employment.
§ Ability to work independently and autonomously without immediate supervision.
· Manual dexterity to successfully perform standard lab procedures and techniques and to follow appropriate procedures.
· May require physical effort including lifting up to 25 pounds.
· Good near and full-spectrum vision for performing laboratory work.
· Involves some extended periods of standing and walking.