Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN LAB SCI SPEC
Department:
Clinical Lab
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
50%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Variable

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#119645 Clinical Laboratory Scientist / Specialist

Filing Deadline: Tue 11/29/2022

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/27/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/7/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This posting shall remain open until filled.

DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision of a Senior Supervisor Clinical Laboratory Specialist (CLS), perform independently a wide variety of technical procedures in the Chemistry, Hematology and/or Coagulation Departments.

Responsibilities will include repairing of laboratory instruments, sample processing, reagent preparation and data entry. All CLS's perform waived and non-waived testing without direct and constant supervision, and report results without supervisor review for the tests that are within their scope of licensure and for which they have been trained and deemed competent.

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.

Depending on experience of the selected candidate, the incumbent will be hired at the CLS or CLS Specialist level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a current Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) license issued by the State of California.

  • Less than two (2) years of experience qualifies as CLS level; over two (2) years of experience qualifies as CLS Specialist.

  • Must have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

  • Must possess the personal characteristics of professionalism, credibility, commitment to high standards, innovation, discriminating judgment and accountability.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor's Degree.
  • Experience with SoftLab LIS and Epic.
  • Experience with automated laboratory instruments in Coagulation, Hematology, and Chemistry.
  • Experience with ACL Tops, Sysmex XN-5000, WAM, Iris, Architect, Roche Cobas.
  • Experience with Hematology manual differentials, with skills in identifying abnormal cells in both blood and body fluids.
  • Experience with Protein Electrophoresis.
  • Experience with Immunosuppressant Drug Assays.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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.

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.

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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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