Clinical Laboratory Scientist

San Diego, CA
Medical Services & Quality – Lab
Part Time, 16 hrs, 2 days
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We are seeking a Clinical Laboratory Scientist for our Wagner Health Center in San Diego, CA.
The Clinical Laboratory Scientist will be responsible for lab testing, result review, and recording.
Must have a current license under the California Clinical Laboratory Scientist category or related sub-specialty.
Two years’ experience bench testing in a clinical laboratory.
One year experience working with a laboratory information system (LIS) preferred.
Experience using the TIGRIS system preferred.

Job Duties

    • Adhere to affiliate goals and policies on professionalism.
    • Support health center efforts to achieve established goals for productivity and quality metrics.
    • Support health center/affiliate efforts to achieve established revenue cycle goals.
    • Under the general direction of the Laboratory Manager ensure the efficient functioning of the lab.
    • Perform diagnostic laboratory testing including but not limited to testing for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea.
    • Ensure the accuracy of test results.
    • Perform testing in a timely manner to ensure turnaround goals are met.
    • Record and release test results in accordance with laboratory procedures.
    • Perform routine equipment function checks, equipment maintenance, and quality assurance record keeping and such other quality assurance activities.
    • Ensure use of the universal precautions and follow safety guidelines when handling hazardous materials.
    • Responsible for the day to day and periodic quality assurance activities in the lab.
    • Participate in continuing educational programs as required by accrediting agencies and Agency policy.
    • Act as Lead in absence of the Laboratory Manager ensuring smooth function of the Lab.
    • In support of PPPSW’s Just Culture Philosophy, identify and report errors, near misses, and employee, patient and customer safety concerns in a timely manner.
    • To support risk and quality management by proactively communicating identified risks to supervisor in order to minimize risk when possible.
*Loc=Wagner Center

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