CLINICAL LAB SCIENTIST LEAD - Point of Care in San Diego, CA at Scripps Medical Laboratory

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

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    9535 Waples Street
    San Diego, CA
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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.
As a nationally recognized health system, Scripps Health is committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients. Through collaboration and innovation, our healthcare professionals lead the frontier in caring for our community. With a culture centered around teamwork, each site serves as a resource of support for each other, setting our laboratories as the benchmark for standardization.

The Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) Lead will serve as the liaison between our lab and non-lab personnel conducting point of care testing. The CLS Lead will provide excellent customer service to our healthcare providers and will serve as a resource for our nurses and physicians at our ambulatory care sites for trouble shooting and problem solving. Traveling will be involved, as the CLS lead will collaborate with his/her counterparts to split coverage of multiple ambulatory care sites. The CLS Lead will also take part in training new hires, providing a welcoming, positive, safe environment conducive for learning.

The Clinical Lab Scientist Lead assists the Manager in the technical and personnel management of a designated laboratory section. The technical coordinator is required to demonstrate behaviors that proactively contribute to reaching team goals of cost-effective, high quality patient care services through leadership, technical expertise, and the appropriate utilization of resources.

This is a full time position with day shifts, including some extended hours and weekends.

Job Requirements

  • 6 years experience as a working technologist in the specific laboratory discipline or equivalent experience with a graduate degree in biologic or management science
  • Bachelors degree in life sciences
  • California license as a Medical Technologist

  • Possession of Specialist certification from ASCP, NCA or other accrediting agency
  • Experience in training new hires
  • Experience in servicing Point of Care testing

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.