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Lead Clinical Lab Scientist

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 75846 Date posted 09/07/2016
Requisition ID: 75846
  • Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Lab Clinical Services
  • Category: Laboratory Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 7:30 AM
  • Shift End Time: 4 PM
Sharp employees are eligible for a $500 employee referral bonus
Qualified candidates may be eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $2000
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
8-hour day shift; 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, start and end times can vary based on department needs. Weekends as needed.
This is a Full-Time (1.0) Position: 80 hours per 2 week pay period
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree including education to become eligible for California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) Board Examination
  • Current California Clinical Lab Scientist License
  • Three to five years recent Blood Banking experience and general supervisory experience of a hospital laboratory section 
  • Three to five years of full-time equivalent experience 
  • Well-developed critical thinking skill
  • Great customer service and communication skills
Preferred Skills and Qualification
  • Advanced Certificate
  • Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) Certification
  • Previous experience supervising a section 

The Lead Clinical Lab Scientist will supervise the blood bank section in a hospital campus consisting of over 650 beds. This position works collaboratively with Sharp System Blood Bank Senior Specialist and the integration subgroup.  The Hospital Clinical Laboratory Service assigns approximately 12 employees to this Lead position.
This is a full service laboratory in a large tertiary care hospital. Services include trauma, cardio surgery cardiac, kidney and pancreas transplant program, Women's and Children's, Behavioral Health, Cancer Center and Outpatient Surgery services. The clinical lab supports all service lines on the campus and provides clinical lab outreach services to the community, including all other Sharp Healthcare Hospitals and Clinics.
Sharp Memorial Hospital, the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms, is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds . Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.
Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include:
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation / Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Keyboarding
  • Mousing
  • Squatting
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Push/Pull over 50 pounds
  • Carrying up to 50 pounds
  • Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
    Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
    Keyword: Clinical Lab Scientist, CLS, Laboratory, Blood Bank, SBB, Transfusion, 75846
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