Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Full Time Night Shift
Washington Hospital Healthcare System
Location: Fremont, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Range: $62.34 - $76.03
Up to 20K Sign-On bonus available for eligible candidates
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 1
Salary Range: $62.34 - $76.03 plus applicable shift differential
Up to 20K Sign-On bonus available for eligible candidates.
Summary of Duties: Under the direction of the Director, Lab Supervisor, or Lead CLS, the CLS performs technical procedures working with little or no direct supervision in any area of the clinical lab. These areas include Blood Bank, Chemistry, Coagulation, Hematology, Microbiology, Serology, and Urinalysis. Performs patient testing, QC, PT, instrument maintenance, calibration and cal verification, validations, and quality assurance activities in compliance with CLIA, JC, State, and Federal regulatory standards, and all lab and WHHS P&Ps. Must perform and report timely and accurate test results to assist physicians in their diagnosis and treatment. Duties include clerical tasks, computer usage, and related lab services. Works with potentially infectious blood and body fluid specimens. Must be competent to assess and meet the needs of patients of all age groups or contact appropriate hospital resource for guidance. Must also maintain a working knowledge of CLIA, FDA, and Agency standards.
Educational Requirements: B.S. or equivalent in Medical Technology or Biological Sciences required. Advanced degree or certification in a related field desired.
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Current CA CLS license required.
Experience Requirements: 0-3 years continuous experience as a CLS in a hospital setting or clinical laboratory setting required. Generalist experience in all areas of laboratory desired. Demonstrates critical thinking with good verbal and written communication.
Special Skills or Abilities: Working knowledge of Laboratory Information System (LIS) required. Experience with automated laboratory instruments, flexibility, and must be able to work weekends and variable shifts.
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For more than 60 years, Washington Hospital Healthcare System (WHHS) has served the Bay Area’s southern Alameda County communities. We are an award-winning, community Hospital committed to meeting the needs of the Washington Township Health Care District residents who have owned and steadfastly supported us since 1958.
WHHS has strategically partnered with leading medical institutions – like our growing affiliation with UCSF Health – to bring academic-level medical research, programs, and experts to our local community. Being a district-funded Hospital allows us to invest in state-of-the-art health care facilities and technologies that keep us on the forefront of medical innovation.