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#96936 (CLS) Clinical Lab Scientist Specialist, PD

Initial Review Date: Tue 2/19/2019

This posting shall remain open until filled.

DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision of a Senior Supervisor CLS, perform independently a wide variety of technical procedures in a section of the Department Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Other responsibilities include method development-modification-parallel testing, collaboration on or independent preparation of abstracts or manuscripts, repair of laboratory instruments, sample processing, reagent preparation, data entry and phlebotomy duties.

On a daily basis, assess overall workload for any area that needs help and help coworkers without being reassigned by the supervisor. Work is assigned daily and reviewed by supervisory personnel or designee. All Clinical Laboratory Scientists may process specimens, perform waived and non-waived testing without direct and constant supervision, and report results without supervisor or director review for the tests that are within their scope of licensure and for which they have been trained and deemed competent.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS).

  • Must have at least two (2) years of applicable clinical laboratory experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor's Degree.
  • Be able to perform differential counts on peripheral blood smear and body fluids on microscope.
  • Be able to identify cells and asses morphology using digital imaging Cellavision.
  • Experience in running Sysmex XE/XN instrument.
  • Experience in testing Coagulation on ACL Top.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs; must be able to work weekends, holidays and other shifts as needed.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
CLIN LAB SCI SPEC PD
Department:
Hillcrest Rapid Response Lab
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, Variable

 

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