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CLINICAL LAB SCIENTIST (CLS) LEAD - Blood Bank in San Diego, CA at Scripps Green Hospital

Date Posted: 12/20/2018

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates.  So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

The Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) Lead will be joining the lab team at Scripps Green Hospital, one of our busiest sites for transfusion medicine. The team at Scripps Green Hospital is a close-knit, experienced team passionate about providing quality patient care. As part of the team at Scripps Green Hospital, the CLS Lead would be exposed to cases related to hematology/oncology, urgent care and other rare cases with a patient population that is more clinic- and treatment-based.

The Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) Lead will be a true asset to the Blood Bank Department at Scripps Green Hospital, working both on the bench and ensuring regulations are enforced. To be successful, the Lead CLS must be technically experienced, organized and able to communicate effectively. The Lead CLS will have an extensive support system, participating in the blood bank technical committee meetings with their counterparts from the other sites. The Lead CLS is a valued team member amongst the surgeons, pathologists and nurses and enjoys the unique opportunity to network with different care lines. The Lead CLS will also serve as a resource in training new hires and students. This position is ideal for someone who enjoys working collaboratively in an environment that facilitates the exchange of ideas and resources.

This is a full time position with day shifts, starting anytime between 6am and 7am for 8 hours, including rotation of coverage on other shifts, weekends and holidays as needed.

Job Requirements

  • 5 years experience in lab services, two of which as a clinical lab scientists
  • Bachelors degree in life sciences.
  • California license as a Medical Technologist generalist (MTA), or Possession of Specialist certification (MTD) from ASCP, NCA or other accrediting agency

  • 5 years experience in blood bank, oncology and bone marrow transplant
  • Leadership experience
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.