(CLS) Clinical Lab Scientist / Specialist - 125466
#125466 (CLS) Clinical Lab Scientist / SpecialistFiling Deadline: Thu 3/7/2024
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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.
Under general supervision of a Senior Supervisor CLS, perform independently a wide variety of technical procedures in a section of the Department Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Other responsibilities include method development-modification-parallel testing, collaboration on or independent preparation of abstracts or manuscripts, repair of laboratory instruments, sample processing, reagent preparation, data entry and phlebotomy duties. Must be able to work weekends, holidays and other shifts as needed.
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 or designee. All Clinical Laboratory Scientists may process specimens, perform waived and non-waived testing without direct and constant supervision, and report results without supervisor or director review for the tests that are within their scope of licensure and for which they have been trained and deemed competent.
Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the CLS or CLSS level.
- Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS).
Less than two (2) years experience qualifies as CLS level; Two (2+) years of experience qualifies as CLS Specialist.
- Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of duties assigned to the position.
- Clinical laboratory experience.
- Current Alvarado Hospital work experience in same area/environment.
- Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, 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
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