Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN LAB SCI SPEC
Department:
EC Clinical Lab
Hiring Pay Scale
$53.07 - $69.90 / Hour
Worksite:
East Campus Medical Center (Alvarado Road)
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
60-100%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri

#126918 (CLS) Clinical Lab Sci/Specialist-POCT Coordinator

Extended Review Date: Mon 2/26/2024

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.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/1/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/13/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center will soon be UC San Diego Health East Campus. As the region's only academic health system, we are dedicated to providing exceptional patient care and fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment. We invite current Alvarado Hospital employees and other job seekers to join our team and contribute to our mission of delivering outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.

Number of job vacancies are subject to increase or decrease due to departmental needs.

DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision, performs waived, moderate, and high complexity testing; evaluates test results; performs and evaluates quality control procedures; performs preventive maintenance, validations, calibration, and troubleshooting. Performs Point of Care Testing oversight for inpatient and outpatient areas. Performs staff training and competency evaluations. Create periodic reports for submission to Physicians, Lab Directors, Site Managers and Lab Administration.

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. Training/work experience in multiple areas of the Clinical Laboratory. Performs other related CLS functions/duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have current Clinical Laboratory Scientist or appropriate subspecialty license issued by the State of California, Department of Public Health.
  • General Clinical Laboratory Scientist (GCLS).
  • Must have at least two (2) years of applicable clinical laboratory experience.
  • Familiarity with CLIA, CAP and State requirements for POCT.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current Alvarado Hospital work experience in same area/environment.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience with Lab equipment maintenance, peer training, technical writing and Point of Care Testing.

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.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $110,810 - $145,951 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $53.07 - $69.90

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


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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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