Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Per Diem - Core Lab
Location: Los Angeles/CA/USA
Required Education: High School
Internal Number: 24379
ResponsibilitiesAs the Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Per Diem), you will perform a wide variety of technical procedures in the Emergency Department, Anesthesiology Lab, Core Lab and Toxicology Lab. Your responsibilities will include specimen processing; method development; modification and parallel testing; testing in chemistry, hematology, coagulation, immunoassay, and blood gases; preparation of abstracts/manuscripts; maintaining and repairing laboratory instruments; performing quality control and calibration; sample processing; reagent preparation; and data entry.
Qualifications•Current and valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License •Must be able to work weekends and holidays •Recent demonstrated technical competence in high volume chemistry/hematology required •Must have working knowledge of lab safety, basic lab skills (pipetting, dilutions, specimen integrity, etc) and test methodologies used in chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, coagulation, and infectious disease testing •Skill in practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions used in making reagents and in performing calculations •Able to perform repetitive tasks (i.e. pipetting, computer data entry) •Two years of recent experience performing testing in a high volume laboratory, preferred
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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