Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) - Part Time

Greater San Diego, CA
Medical Services & Center Operations – Lab /
Part Time /
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest is one of the largest providers of sexual and reproductive healthcare in Southern California, operating 20 health centers throughout our three-county region. Check out our new video, "We are Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest” for more information about our organization:

Care. No Matter What.

As a Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) you will be responsible for a variety of clinical laboratory testing, result review and recording.

This exciting opportunity will perform QC/QA procedures, preventive maintenance and test validation. Review and report test results in accordance with laboratory standards. Maintain working knowledge of clinic and laboratory policies and procedures and act as an interim lead in the absence of the Lab Manager. In addition, you will also take an active role in process improvement for the lab, collecting metrics, analyzing errors and advocating for improvement for the lab to be inspection ready!

The ideal candidate will be adaptable, flexible and detail oriented. If you are highly self-motivated, driven by our mission, and able to build strong, collaborative relationships across all levels of the organization, apply now!

**This position is Part Time, benefitted position located in San Diego, CA**

In this role, you'll get to:

    • Maintain records and files as required by Procedure Manual to ensure the orderly functioning of the laboratory.

    • Support health center efforts to achieve established goals for productivity and quality metrics.

    • Assist with training of new personnel as needed.  

    • Serve as a laboratory department quality representative as needed to ensure quality compliance in documentation and performance, document any new trending quality issues, and work with laboratory manager and other quality team representatives to address the trending issues.

    • Initiate and execute quality or process improvement projects as needed.

    • Perform functions pertaining to problem solving and case research including documentation as required.

What we're looking for:

    • Minimum Education: Training in an approved school or program of medical technology.

    • Minimum Experience: 2+ years experience bench testing in a clinical laboratory.

    • Licenses: CA Clinical Laboratory Scientist

    • Availability: Ability to work 3x a week - Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays

Preferred Qualifications:

    • 1+ years experience working with a laboratory information system (LIS) preferred.

    • Experience using the Hologic Panther system preferred.

    • CSP experience preferred
$45 - $48 an hour
At Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest (PPPSW) the philosophy behind our compensation efforts is to foster workplace equity by aligning pay and benefit structures with our Agency’s mission and values. These efforts are continuously evaluated as we work toward living out our social justice values as an employer. PPPSW recognizes that decisions about pay and benefits have significant impact on staff, and we work diligently to ensure all positions are compensated competitively as compared to other similar positions in the community. The Affiliate establishes compensation supported by a position description that identifies competencies, duties, responsibilities and qualifications. In alignment with the Agency culture, PPPSW will strive to communicate openly and transparently about the goals of the Agency and the design of the compensation policies. The Agency will ensure the compensation program is administered in a manner that is consistent with Agency’s value of pay equity.

The hiring rate for this position is: $45.00 - $48.00/hourly + Access to 1:1 Mental Fitness/Life coach, Premium CALM account and more!

We are the power of Planned Parenthood.

We are Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest, one of the largest and most prominent affiliates of the most iconic health care organization in the world. We are recognized for the wide array of services we provide and the outstanding education we deliver.

We are a prominent and powerful team of health experts who work relentlessly to help our communities sustain their health and well-being. We adhere to the highest standards and protocols as we collaborate and care for people, without judgment.

100 years of advocating for our mission has secured our advancement, our future and our passion for practicing health care.

We are a team you can have fun with and a powerful movement you can be part of. Together we’ll take pride in shaping the future of sexual health and reproductive rights.

For those who feel that purpose is critical to their work, this is a gift.

In This Together.

Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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