Clinical Laboratory Scientist

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ABOUT PRECISION DIAGNOSTICS: 

We are transforming the urine drug testing industry with Precision Analytics and NextGen technology by Precision which gives our providers real-time data, giving them the time to focus on making better clinical decisions and improving their patients' lives. 

 

As a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) you play a vital role in working behind the scenes to process laboratory tests that directly impact patient care. A CLS performs only those high complexity tests that are authorized by the Laboratory Director and require a degree of skill commensurate with the individual’s education, training or experience, and technical abilities.  The individual must pass a training and examination regimen that demonstrates their ability to perform specific tasks.   

THE ROLE:

  • Follow the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results   
  • Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens   
  • Adhere to the laboratory’s quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed   
  • Follow the laboratory’s established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance   
  • Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the General Supervisor, Technical Supervisor or Laboratory Director   
  • Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications 

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.   
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations  
  • Ability to perform and analyze basic statistical functions (e.g. Mean, Standard Deviation, or CV, etc.)   
  • Intermediate knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.   
  • At a minimum, have achieved a satisfactory grade in a proficiency examination offered either by the Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, or approved by the Department 
  • Six years of pertinent full-time experience in an approved clinical laboratory covering all laboratory areas to be supervised.   
  • Preferred - Bachelor’s degree in the physical, chemical or biological science, and have at a minimum, four years of pertinent full-time experience subsequent to graduation covering the specialty to be supervised.    
  • Preferred - Bachelor's degree in medical laboratory science and have three years of pertinent full-time laboratory experience subsequent to graduation covering all laboratory areas to be supervised.   

This is a full time position. Expected hours are Thursday through Sunday from 4am to 2pm. These expected hours may change based on the needs of the business, and schedule flexibility is desired.  

Location: San Diego, CA
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