The Sr. (Lead) Clinical Laboratory Scientist performs a variety of standardized and highly specialized Blood Banking analysis in the Clinical Laboratory. As Lead Clinical Laboratory Scientist, the individual is responsible for technical and staff supervision, administrative management of the section and for assuring proficiency of staff, accurate instrument operation, performance of maintenance and troubleshooting measures, quality control, quality assurance and proficiency testing.
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Minimum Education:â¢Bachelor's Degree in laboratory technology or related field.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:â¢3 years experience in an Acute Care Facility setting; with 1-2 years in a senior/ lead capacity or experience in a specialized areaâ¢1-2 year experience in tertiary healthcare preferredâ¢Prior experience to include: specialized and complex analysis, computer experience, quality control, calibration, QC evaluation, inventory control, preventative maintenance, and quality improvement. Required License/Certification:â¢California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license or Clinical Laboratory Scientist Limited Licenseâ¢ASCP certification preferred but not required.â¢Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
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