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Lead Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) in Culver City at Southern California Hospitals at Culver City

Date Posted: 3/7/2019

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    Culver City
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Job Description

Lead Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Lead Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) is responsible for all aspects of documentation and compliance with regulatory agencies. Monitors routine laboratory functions, initiates corrective action and works to improve laboratory service and patient care. Performs testing on blood, body fluids and other specimens using standard equipment and adhering to department and section standards of operations. Works in multiple laboratory sections. Evaluates the acceptability of specimens prior to initiating the testing process. Adheres to Department S.O.P.s in accepting specimens for testing. Knows ordering, collection, labeling. Transportation and processing requirements. 

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Performs procedures, which include calibrating of instruments, assessing accuracy of equipment, determining accuracy of tests, ensuring they are reproducible; responsible for quality control.
  • Reads test results and examines and interprets outcome to identify departures from 'norms.' Activities include hematological, biochemical, serological and microbiologic tests.
  • Develops recording systems to assure necessary controls in each step of procedure and proper documentation.
  • Responsible for simple maintenance and adjustment of equipment and making up more difficult reagents.
  • Assists in training and orientation of new technologists. May direct work of laboratory assistants and auxiliary personnel. 


Minimum Education: Bachelor of Arts (BA) or other appropriate degree in one of the biological sciences.

Minimum Experience: Completion of an approved Medical Technologist intern program. Two to four (2-4) years experience in a performing laboratory.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Current California State Clinical Laboratory Technologist license.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Lab, Laboratory, Collecting Body Fluids, Medical laboratory scientist (MLS), Medical Laboratory Technologist, Tech, Technician, Chemical, Hematological, Immunologic, Microscopic, Bacteriological Diagnostic Analyses.