Clinical Laboratory Scientist

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Jun 23, 2022
Full Time Laboratory

Job Description

Responsibilities

We are seeking an experienced Clinical Laboratory Scientist to join our COVID testing laboratory team! Under general supervision the Laboratory Manager will independently perform a wide variety of technical procedures including performing clinical laboratory tests, preparing reagents, performing quality control and calibration for test systems, maintaining and repairing laboratory equipment, processing specimens, performing data entry, and phlebotomy. Assist with oversight of the proficiency testing program for the laboratory section including PT survey handling, analysis, reporting, reviewing and monitoring.

Review quality control records and perform investigation and corrective action for omissions or incorrect QC data. Develop validation plans and perform equipment, software and/or test method validation.

Qualifications

Required:
Experience in biology, microbiology or related area.  
Experience in cell culture procedures.  
Ability to perform gel electrophoresis.  
Ability to perform RNA analysis.  
Experience tissue culture, cell maintenance type work as well as cell proliferation assays.  
Skills in isolation of biological materials, (DNA, RNA and protein) from tissues and cell lines as well as the cataloging and management of resources.   
Knowledge of accepted analytical practices, weighing, solution preparation, calculations, etc.  
Knowledge of medical terminology (anatomy, medical conditions, symptoms, test methods, treatment).  
Knowledge of highly complex analytical procedures used in a hospital laboratory (CLIA test categorization).  
Clinical Laboratory Scientist licensure required.

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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Employment Type (feed only)

FULL TIME