Clinical Lab Scientist III
+ Oakland, CA
+ Highland General Hospital
+ HGH CLINICAL LABORATORY
+ Full Time - Day
+ Allied Health
+ Req #:28945-19489
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**SUMMARY:** Under the direction, to act as a lead worker in a
licensed clinical laboratory unit; to perform the more complex
laboratory tests; and to do related work as required.
**DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:** NOTE: The following are
the duties performed by employees in this classification. However,
employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level.
Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual
in the classification.
1. Assigns and reviews the work of a clinical laboratory unit;
assists in training employees; provides input to management staff
on performance evaluations and disciplinary matters; answers
difficult questions and solves the more complex problems of a
laboratory unit; maintains proper inventory levels of all reagents
and supplies for a unit and reorders when necessary.
2. Performs a variety of microbiological, hematological,
chemical, parasitological, mycological and serological tests using
manual/automated laboratory instruments.
3. Maintains records and documentation on quality control
procedures; performs preventative maintenance on each instrument to
check for consequence of error; troubleshoots laboratory
4. Interfaces with laboratory management to provide on-going
dialogue of changes, problems, and trends; assists management staff
in planning and developing activities and may perform special
projects as assigned.
**MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:** Experience: Two years of experience
as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist II with Alameda County Medical
Center, **OR** the equivalent of three years of full-time
experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist in a licensed
clinical laboratory, including on year in a lead or supervisory
capacity. (A Master's degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field
may be substituted for one year of experience. A Ph.D. in Biology,
Chemistry or related field may be substituted for an additional two
years of experience).
**REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:** Possession of a valid
license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist or Bioanalyst in