Clinical Laboratory Scientist II - Microbiology

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7244993 (Ref:10026206)

Posted: May 16, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $45.22 - $72.36 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Clinical Laboratory Scientist II - Microbiology ( Per Diem, Sat - Sun 4pm - 12:30am)

Join the transformative team atCity of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. Our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

City of Hope in Duarte, California is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Scientist II to join our team on a per diem basis. As a welcome bonus, we offer a sign-on bonus to eligible candidates. In this pivotal role reporting to the Microbiology Laboratory Supervisor, you will be responsible for preparing specimens for analysis and performing a wide range of clinical laboratory procedures, from waived to high complexity, all while ensuring strict compliance with written SOPs and various regulatory guidelines, including FACT, AABB, ACHI, CAP, FDA, and Joint Commission regulations.

What sets this role apart is your opportunity to assist in teaching students and staff, contributing to the growth of our team's knowledge and expertise. Furthermore, we encourage you to showcase your analytical and troubleshooting skills in testing systems, fostering your professional development. Under the authority of the Laboratory Director, you will operate in accordance with the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988, CFR Section 493.1445(a).

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Stay updated on techniques for preparing and processing biological specimens, including universal precautions, and maintain proficiency in manual, semi-automated, and automated procedures.
  • Execute a variety of complex laboratory tests and procedures according to established protocols and schedules, ensuring procedures are completed within specified turnaround times.
  • Review normal and critical results for accuracy and completeness, promptly notifying supervisors of unusual findings. Conduct quality control procedures, including maintenance, calibrations, and data recording, to support Quality Assurance efforts.
  • Utilize standard laboratory equipment, record and verify results for completeness and accuracy, and perform data entry of diagnostic information.
  • Prepare and label solutions, reagents, culture media, and stains in accordance with standard formulas and procedures.
  • Recognize, troubleshoot, and resolve complex technical problems, guiding and assisting others in resolution. Actively participate in maintaining compliance with competency requirements and promote quality assurance activities, including drafting and validating new/revised laboratory policies, procedures, and validation protocols for instrumentation and tests.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 2 years as a certified or licensed clinical laboratory scientist
  • CA Clinical Laboratory Scientist License

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our Comprehensive Benefits, please CLICK HERE.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $45.22 - $72.36 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7244993 (Ref:10026206)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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