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Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Company: Beacon Hill
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Id: 1336101_1684588137
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Job Summary:
* The Clinical Laboratory Scientist handles all infectious disease testing with a goal of providing
100% accuracy when handling all samples. Performs all essential functions such as laboratory
safety, workflow reporting of samples, maintaining Infectious Disease Lab metrics, and
provides effective communication with laboratory management and team.
Essential Responsibilities/Duties:
* Performing sample prep, DNA extraction and PCR as needed.
* Running KingFisher Flex, Accufill, QuantStudio 12K and 5.
* Performing manual pipetting steps with small volumes and into a 384 well plate.
* Reviewing and assisting Quality Department with workflow updates and ensuring SOPs are up
to date.
* Assist with maintaining accurate inventory at all times.
* Facilitate and ensure appropriate work output completed based on current metrics.
* Deep understanding of procedures, SOPs and QC/controls to ensure integrity of data
* Under the direction of the Lab Manager, track and review all incident reports and issues
related to compliance within the lab
* Education -
--- Bachelor's degree, required
--- 16 semester or equivalent quarter units of chemistry, which must include clinical
chemistry OR analytical and biochemistry
--- 18 semester or equivalent quarter units of biology, which must include hematology,
immunology, and medical microbiology
--- 3 semester or equivalent quarter units of physics (light and electricity)
--- Those having served in the U.S. Air Force will have college work posted on a
Community College of the Air Force transcript
--- Those having served in other branches of the U.S. Military will have college work
posted on a transcript from an approved military college.
* Experience -
--- Minimum one year of post-baccalaureate clinical training as a CLS OR
--- Minimum one year of work experience as a CLS performing high complexity
testing in hematology, chemistry, blood bank, and microbiology
* Competencies/Skills -
--- Strong attention to detail
--- Ability to multitask
--- Ability to adapt quickly to new changes
--- Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Experience -
--- 0-2-year high complexity PCR laboratory experience required. 2-year high
complexity PCR laboratory experience preferred.
--- Basic understanding of the data and internal controls
--- Broad understanding of sterile technique and cleaning necessary for a PCR Lab.
* Certifications/Licenses -
--- Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) or Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist Scientist
License (CGMBS)
Mental/Physical Demands & Work Environment:
Vision, hearing speech, movements requiring the use of wrists, hands and/or fingers. Must have the
ability to sit for extended periods. Light physical effort requires handling average weight objects up to
10 lbs and some standing and walking.
Learning, thinking, concentration and the ability to work under pressure, particularly during busy times.
Must be able to pay close attention to detail and be able to work as a member of a team to ensure
excellent customer service. Must have the ability to interact effectively with co-workers and customers,
and exercise self-control and diplomacy in customer and employee relations' situations. Must have the
ability to exercise discretion as well as appropriate judgments when necessary. Must be proactive in
finding solutions.
Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials including biological and
chemical hazards.
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Keywords: Beacon Hill, Los Angeles , Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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