Clinical Lab Scientist I

Professional/Technical Escondido, California

Requisition ID
Escondido, California
Not Applicable
Salary Range
39.87 - 59.89
Job Type
Per Diem
Hours Per Shift
Hours Per Pay Period
Position at Palomar Health

Perform and demonstrate proficiency and understanding of procedures in one or more areas of the clinical laboratory. Prepares and ensures specimen acceptability and accuracy of results. Calibrate and maintain laboratory equipment with proper documentation. Assist in training and orientation of new staff. Interact with internal and external customers in a professional and courteous manner. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.

CLS Trainee awaiting full CA licensure are restricted to duties of processing and setup of specimens with no test performance, verification or release of results. LIS access and security would be set up at the Trainee level.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: As required by certification and/or licensure or CLS trainee awaiting successful licensure examination and issuance
Preferred Education: Not Applicable
Minimum Experience: 0 - 6 months
Preferred Experience: 1 - 2 years
Required Certification: Not Applicable
Preferred Certification: American Society Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
Required License: MTA - CA Med Tech (CLS) or MTD - Clinical Immunohematologist or Current CLS CA Trainee License with CA CLS Licensure obtained within 90 days of hire
Preferred License: Not Applicable

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, gender, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.