Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Company: UCLA HEALTH
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: March 18, 2019
ResponsibilitiesUnder general supervision of a Senior Supervisor Clinical Lab Technologist, perform independently a wide variety of technical procedures in Microbiology. Other responsibilities include method development-modification-parallel testing, collaboration on or independent preparation of abstracts or manuscripts, maintenance repair of laboratory instruments, sample processing, reagent preparation, and data entry. 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 assist co-workers without being reassigned by the supervisor.
QualificationsThe following are required: A current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License. Must have a minimum of at least two years' experience in current technical and practical in Microbiology. Demonstrated working knowledge of current instrumentations: Refrigerators, freezers, incubators, microscopes, pipettes, densitometer, water bath, vortex, analytical balance, heating blocks, biological safety cabinets, BacT Cinerator, BD MGIT 960 and 320, Cepheid GeneXpert, bioMerieux Vitek2, bioMerieux Vitek MS, BD Bactec FX, and BD Max. Clinical and Technical knowledge: Mycobacteriology, Mycology, Parasitology and Microbiologic techniques, Molecular methods, Reference ranges, Test methodologies, Instrument operation and maintenance, CAP and other regulatory requirements, and Personal computer knowledge. Must have knowledge of disease states associated with the tests performed in the area in order to be able to inform physicians on significance of test results. Working knowledge of laboratory safety. Able to perform testing, documentation, interpretation, and preparation of written reports for ongoing research and development, method development projects. Able to work cooperatively as a team member and maintain a positive, humanistic attitude.
Keywords: UCLA HEALTH, Los Angeles , Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Healthcare , Los Angeles, California
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