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Job Information Job #1800: Healthcare in Los Angeles, California

Job #1800: Healthcare

Job Code:#1800

Title:Clinical Laboratory Scientist(Microbiology)

Job Type:Contract To Hire

Job Location:Los Angeles CA

Job Description:


Under direct supervision of the Section Leader, the clinical Laboratory Scientist performs clinicallaboratory testing and assists in promoting a quality of service based on accuracy and timeliness inreporting results. Under general supervision the Clinical Laboratory Scientists are responsible forassisting the department manager in the effective operation of the laboratory through the coordinationof all activities in their respective responsibilities.


Follows established procedures to perform routine and STAT clinical laboratory testing.

Follows established quality control procedures for all tests including initiation of remedial action in outof-control situations.

Keeps abreast of reference and critical values for neonates, infants, pediatric, adolescent, adult andgeriatric patients so that the appropriate physician notification takes place in the event of the recoveryof critical values related to specific age groups.

Performs all Laboratory Information system (LIS) functions necessary to complete patient testing andspecimen processing.

Participates in continuing education programs and consults current technical literature to keep abreastof changes in the field.

Promotes good public relations through productive and professional interaction with patients,physicians, and other hospital staff.

Assist in maintaining reagents and supplies inventories.

Maintains a clean and organized work area.

Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the Section Leader, Laboratory Supervisor, and theManager, Laboratory.

Participates in proficiency testing events when requested to do so by the Section Leader.

Val Casagrande

Global Service Healthcare Telephone: (818) 244-4484 x 9212 Direct: (818) 252.9212 (800) 679-7658 x 9212