Clinical Lab Scientist III
Sharp Memorial Hospital - San Diego, CA

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  • Full Time


    This position is located in Linda Vista, San Diego County.

    8-hour shift: 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm, weekends as needed.

    Required Skills and Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in science with coursework required for CA CLS licensure
    • Current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) or Clinical Microbiology Scientist licensure
    • Five years’ experience to include Molecular Diagnostic and Immunology testing
    • Testing, evaluation and troubleshooting of results in microbiology, immunology and molecular diagnostics
    • Great customer service and communication skills

    Opportunity to work in a core laboratory that receives samples for testing from all of the Sharp Hospitals in San Diego. Emphasis will be on molecular diagnostics and immunology testing using state of the art equipment. Also, opportunity to assist with evaluation and validation of new testing. The candidate will be involved in Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance and Quality Control projects.

    The Sharp Pathology Lab Core Lab facility is the testing site for more esoteric clinical and anatomic pathology testing. The Core Laboratory performs primarily esoteric Immunology, Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostic testing for the entire Sharp HealthCare system and is operational 24 hours per day/ 7 days per week.

    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
    • Lift up to 50 pounds
    • Push/Pull up to 50 pounds
    • Carry 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 (M/F/D/V).

    Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

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