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LEAD, CLINICAL LAB SCIENTIST in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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    354 Santa Fe Drive
    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 Lead Clinical Lab Scientist will be a true asset to the Chemistry Department at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, 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 chemistry technical committee meetings with their counterparts from the other sites and a management team that values mentorship. The Lead CLS will also serve as a resource in training new hires. This position is ideal for someone who enjoys working collaboratively in an environment that facilitates the exchange of ideas and resources.

The Lead CLS assists the Manager in the technical and personnel management of a designated laboratory section. The Lead CLS 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 evening shifts, 1:30pm-10pm, including rotating weekends and holidays.

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 (MTA)

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.