ResponsibilitiesThe Blood Bank is seeking to hire a Clinical Laboratory Scientist for the overnight shift (i.e. graveyard). Primary duties include:
•Patient transfusion testing and immunology problem work-ups •Computer data entry and retrieval •Quality control testing, quality assurance activities, and donor quality assurance •Provide transfusion support for patients of UCLA Medical Center, including trauma and transplant patients •Record and review test results for accuracy and completeness; maintain lab records •Assist patients with inquiries regarding test results
Note: shift/work days will rotate as follows:
First week: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Second week: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
Qualifications•Must have a current, valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) license •Two years of recent clinical laboratory experience in a Blood Bank, preferred •Experience with MTS gel methodology and solid phase testing, preferred •Ability to accurately record and collate lab data, and to draw appropriate conclusions •Must have manual dexterity to perform procedures and maintain instruments, such as pipettes •Effective listening skills •Ability to perform multiple tasks under conditions of frequent interruptions, distractions, and heavy workload •Ability to work in an environment with variations in temperature and instrument noise •Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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