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Sr Clinical Lab Scientist Specialist, Chemistry
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UCLA Health | Santa Monica, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Become one of the esteemed Clinical Laboratory Scientists at UCLA Health! Under general supervision of a Senior Supervisor Clinical Lab Scientist and/or Manager, perform independently a wide variety of duties in Chemistry and Urinalysis. These duties include investigation/development of new/modified procedures and technical review and monitoring of existing procedures. Coordination of quality control, quality assurance, and proficiency testing activities. Coordination of review of reported results. Coordination of compliance issues including safety and staff competency assessment. Act as technical consultant and resource for staff, Medical Enterprise, and community.

Job Qualifications
The following are required: A current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License. Four years of recent experience in Chemistry testing. Strong educational background and advanced training in Chemistry. Demonstrate working knowledge of current laboratory instrumentations. Clinical and Technical knowledge: Reference ranges, Test methodologies, Instrument operation and maintenance, CAP, JCAHO, California State, CLIA, and other regulatory requirements. Personal computer knowledge. Working knowledge of laboratory safety. Able to perform testing, documentation, interpretation, and preparation of written reports for ongoing research and development, method development projects. Able to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision. Able to work cooperatively as a team member and maintain a positive, humanistic attitude.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.