Clinical Laboratory Scientist – Per Diem – Main Campus

Job Category: Clinical Lab
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Location: Main Campus


This position processes laboratory specimens; performs Pre-analytical, Analytical and Post-analytical processes and reports CLIA waived, moderate complexity and high complexity testing; maintains laboratory records.

This position supports the Mission of the Hospital through the provision of distinctive and compassionate care to our patients.

• BS/BA degree in Medical Technology or related Biological Science.
• Current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License
• ASCP Board of Registry preferred
• One (1) year experience in an acute care setting with multi-tasking skills.


• Adheres strictly to the Quality Assurance Program Policies and Procedures in general.
• Verifies that appropriate samples are being analyzed.
• Performs testing of analyses in accordance with department policies and procedures.
• Ensures quality of test results before reporting by performing appropriate quality controls. Completes and documents appropriate corrective action when quality control exceeds acceptable limits.
• Performs and maintains necessary Function Checks, (Maintenance, Calibration and Temperature Readings, etc) on all instruments used.
• Reviews daily, weekly and monthly Quality Control for shifts and trends and performs and documents corrective action as needed for Laboratory Manager’s review.
• Verifies accuracy of test before reporting results and adheres to the Turn Around Time, TAT, of specific analyte(s).
• Notifies proper licensed personnel and documents his/her initial, date, time and name of personnel called for critical values.
• Prioritizes workload, including prompt response to STAT requests.
• Proficient use of the L.I.S. in reporting test results within the acceptable time frame.
• Participates in proficiency testing program commensurate with the service offered.
• Demonstrates effective communications and good working relationships with departmental peers as well as employees within other departments.
• Adheres to the laboratory safety policies and procedures.
• Participates in general laboratory meetings and in services.
• Maintains and submits proof of 12 Continuing Education Units per year
• Maintains work area in a sanitary condition.

• Operates equipment and instruments according to department policies and procedures and manufacturer’s recommendations.
• Adheres to maintenance schedules and maintains all records as required.
• Detect and troubleshoot technical and operation problems and contact field service support for additional assistance if necessary.
• Notifies supervisor of any equipment malfunctions.

• Participates in projects and developing new laboratory procedures.
• Collects data for performance improvement activities.
• Logs quality improvement issues as they arise on concurrent QA log.
• Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Salary: $52.00 per hour

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