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MICROBIOLOGIST - LOS ANGELES

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SOCAL REFERENCE LAB
seeking a ca-licensed
MICROBIOLOGIST


 


 
COMPANY 
Reference Lab 


LOCATION
Los Angeles


JOB TITLE
Microbiologist


REQUIREMENT
CA CLS License 


SCHEDULE
Tuesday-Saturday, 6pm-230am
Sunday-Thursday, 7pm-3:30am

 
CONTACT
Godo A. Solsona 
PRESIDENT 
(323) 270-0557 Direct 
(888) 412-IDEA Toll 
www.idearecruit.com




RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complete required continuing education for licensure. Maintain own technical checklist. Take initiative for planning and completing professional development as it applies to laboratory goals, system goals, and personal/professional goals.
  • Participate in cross-training for tests and/or analyzers to improve technical flexibility. Facilitate meeting laboratory goals and system goals by sharing information obtained through professional development activities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QA). 
  • Monitor the appropriateness and acceptability of test results. 
  • Participate with CAP proficiency surveys. Follow guidelines necessary for regulatory compliance and participates in preparation for inspection by various accrediting agencies. Complete required competency evaluations.
  • Attend and complete all mandatory continuing education in-services.=
  • Effectively communicate with team members in order to complete assigned tasks. 
  • Organize and prioritize duties as needed. 
  • Able to work as a team player in regard to workstation, shift, and schedule needs to best serve laboratory and health system goals. 
  • Organize time to prioritize, perform, and complete assigned tasks in order to meet lab-wide needs and deadlines. 
  • Demonstrate initiative by taking a lead role when appropriate.
  • Maintain technical competency, flexibility, and accuracy in assigned areas. Properly utilize the LIS for inquiry, specimen requirements, and patient results. 
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of medical supplies, reagents, test kits, controls, and calibration material. Accurately and consistently evaluate, resolve, and document quality control (QC) data. Demonstrate general problem solving including follow-through on identified problems and documentation of corrective action. Participate with instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Maintain confidentiality with information and data within the scope of the position. Demonstrate effective communication skills, professionalism and a positive attitude.
  • Organize work time to prioritize, perform and complete assigned tasks to meet lab-wide needs and deadlines. Able to work as a team player in regard to workstation, shift, and schedule needs to serve laboratory goals. 
  • Effectively communicates with team members in order to complete assigned tasks and prioritize duties as needed.
  • Perform various quality control procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies; reorder as required.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations in compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties and activities as necessary and assigned.te variables. 

 

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: BA/BS in Science or Biology.
  • Certification:MT (ASCP) Certification preferred.
  • Licensure:  California license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Licensure and experience has been validated and has been deemed qualified under the guidelines of the State of California and CLIA to perform clinical laboratory tests and examinations classified as waived, moderate or high complexity as described under CLIA.
  • Prefer at least 1 year of experience in Microbiology
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to successfully give direction and oversee the work of others.
  • Ability to accurately process, label and store specimens and samples and to complete and maintain administrative documents and records, including electronic records.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet established schedules and timelines.
  •  Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously without immediate supervision.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Research, Science
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Biotechnology
Required Travel Not Specified
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MICROBIOLOGIST - LOS ANGELES


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