Job Description & Requirements
Medical Technologist - Clinical Laboratory Scientist
START DATE: 1/7/2019 for 13 weeks. SHIFT: Traveler #1 for 6A - 2:30P and Traveler #2 for 2P - 10:30P. REQUIRED: HEP C Vaccination required. Completed a baccalaureate degree in a related science. Current and valid license for Clinical Laboratory Science issued by the State of California Department of Health2+ years of experience and 50 mile radius rule. Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS), perform with minimum supervision routine procedures and the most advanced procedures in at least one laboratory section or all of the routine and difficult procedures in all laboratory sections. CLS perform clinical analysis on human blood, various body fluids, and selected other specimens. The Clinical Lab Values obtained are used by physicians for diagnosis, therapeutic monitoring, and treatment of their patients. The testing is performed utilizing automated a semi-automated instruments as well as many manual tests requiring significant judgment and skill. The CLS must be able to calibrate instruments, perform required control procedures and ensure that patient results are only reported when systems are within prescribed control guidelines. In addition, CLS must possess the ability to troubleshoot instrumentation and to repair minor problems. A working knowledge of the Laboratory Information System, data entry, and verification procedures, is a necessity. Clinical Lab Scientists must be able to prioritize the workload and ensure that STAT test turnaround times are minimized and that critical values reach the physicians or nursing station, in a timely manner.