Laboratory Testing Company in Irvine is adding a Clinical Laboratory Scientist to their organization. This is a full time opportunity. Must be flexible to work nights and weekends if needed. This role is Direct Hire.
Clinical Laboratory Scientist Duties and Responsibilities
Day-to-day duties for clinical laboratory scientists vary depending on the number and type of samples and specimens they're analyzing. However, there are several core tasks associated with this job, including:
Conduct Research and Analysis
Clinical laboratory scientists analyze specimens and body fluids to search for abnormalities. They also conduct research to identify their root causes and determine the nature and type of disease, illness, bacteria, or other factors that may be causing abnormal results.
Clinical laboratory scientists calibrate and maintain laboratory equipment to ensure it is functioning at peak levels. This includes keeping equipment clean.
Clinical laboratory scientists write reports summarizing various laboratory findings.
Clinical laboratory scientists maintain laboratory logs to track samples and specimens, recording when these materials are moved to various areas within the lab so they can be accessed quickly as needed.
Maintain Lab Safety
Clinical laboratory scientists maintain lab safety at all times by following safe handling and quality control processes and wearing proper protective gear. This includes maintaining a sterile lab environment to avoid any cross-contamination of specimens and samples.
Collaborate with Staff
Clinical laboratory scientists collaborate with other lab staff members and may interact with nurses and other medical professionals to receive various specimens and samples.
Clinical Laboratory Scientist Skills and QualificationsMust have a minimum of 10 years of CLS experience
Clinical laboratory scientists study and analyze various specimens and samples to determine what may be causing abnormalities. They regularly use critical thinking skills and collaborate with other lab staff.
Must have a Bachelor's degree
Must have current CLS License
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