Clinical Laboratory Scientist 2

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Performs testing in those technical areas for which they are appropriately licensed and trained, especially the most complex and newly introduced tests in Hematology.
  • Demonstrates the ability to detect and correct technical and operational problems. Notifies supervisor, and when necessary contacts manufacturer or field service support for additional assistance.
  • Performs method and instrument validation as assigned.
  • Determines the acceptability of testing prior to releasing results, according to established criteria, takes appropriate action in response to critical values or unusual or unexpected results and documents actions.
  • Able to determine when results need to be repeated.
  • Accurately enters and releases results.
  • Assists the supervisor in scheduling and day to day operation. Reports shift problems to lead tech, senior tech, or department supervisor.
  • Trains staff in proper performance of both routine and complex procedures.
  • Exhibits ability to meet high performance standards and productivity requirements and takes on additional business related responsibilities or projects as delegated by the supervisor.
  • Assists with departmental record keeping and documentation requirements.
  • Consistently sets an example for other employees by maintaining a safe and neat work area and following company and departmental policies and exhibits leadership qualities.

Marginal responsibilities

  • Assists in training new personnel.
  • Assists in training students.
  • Maintains instrumentation.
  • Checks and orders reagents and supplies.
  • Amends reports after approval


  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Current California CLS license or equivalent

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