Clinical Lab Scientist / Specialist - 120483
#120483 Clinical Lab Scientist / SpecialistExtended Deadline: Mon 2/13/2023
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This posting shall remain open until filled.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/8/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/20/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This posting has been modified as of 12/9/22, and reposted.
Under general supervision, performs waived, moderate, and high complexity testing in an Immunogenetics and transplantation (HLA) laboratory; evaluates test results; performs and evaluates quality control procedures; performs preventive maintenance, calibration, and troubleshooting. Provides laboratory services in a timely manner and consistently delivers excellent customer service. Serves as a technical resource for customers and other staff. Adheres to all safety policies. Performs other related CLS functions as required.
Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the CLS or CLSS level.
Valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) license or limited CLS license in Histocompatibility.
Less than two (2) years experience qualifies as CLS level; two (2+) plus years of experience qualifies as CLS Specialist.
Applicable clinical laboratory experience.
- One (1) year of professional level experience in an accredited HLA laboratory.
- A Bachelor's Degree in a Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, or related science
- Certification by the American College of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ACHI) as a Certified Histocompatibility Technologist (CHT) or ACHI Certified Histocompatibility Specialist (CHS) or certification as a Medical Technologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, MT(ASCP)
- Experience with various HLA testing methodologies such as HLA genotyping by NGS/RT-PCR/SSO/SSP, flow crossmatch, Single Antigen Bead assay, Flow PRA, etc.
- Must be able to work all shifts, week-ends, holidays, overtime and at various locations as necessary in accordance with operational needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $101,498 - $133,674 Annually
The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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