Clinical Lab Scientist

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: San Francisco, CALIFORNIA

Clinical Lab - Chemistry

Full Time


Job Summary

Performs test procedures in Chemistry, Blood Gas, Hematology Departments and Title 22 equipment in the Hospital Laboratory. Performs and reports test results (manually and automated). Operates laboratory instrumentation & equipment to accurately generate test results.  Initiates troubleshooting of errant laboratory instrumentation & equipment as needed.  Follows established quality control procedures and participate in all associated tasks in the section. Must be able to work in a high volume setting. 

Required Qualifications

  • BS degree in a work related discipline/ field from an accredited college or university.
  • This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations.
  • Recent experience performing clinical lab testing in Chemistry and or Hematology.
  • Recent experience performing clinical lab testing on Blood Gas analyzers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a high-volume laboratory doing clinical laboratory testing. Preferably in Hematology and/or Chemistry.
  • Experience with laboratory automation.
  • Experience with Hematology, Coagulation, and/ or Chemistry instrumentation.
  • Experience with Blood Gas analyzers used in a clinical laboratory.
  • Experience using laboratory information systems and up-to-date computer skills.



  • California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) license.

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Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

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