Dec 05, 2022

Clinical Lab Scientist I Microbiology (Full Time/10hr - Varied)

  • Cottage Health
  • Goleta, CA, USA

Job Description

The Clinical Lab Scientist I (CLS I) - Microbiology performs standard tests to obtain data used in diagnosis and treatment of patients. CLS I is a classification reserved for recent graduates of approved schools of clinical laboratory science, individuals re-entering the field, and individuals who may not meet all the required qualifications of a CLS II. May work in any of the following departments: Blood Bank, Microbiology, Automated, Non-Automated, or Critical Care. CLS I performs standard tests, may provide some work direction for non-licensed personnel. Requires work review and works with supervision.


  • Bachelors Degree 
  • California license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Licensure and experience has been validated and has been deemed qualified under the guidelines of the State of California and CLIA to perform clinical laboratory tests and examinations classified as waived, moderate or high complexity as described under CLIA
  • Functional experience with common laboratory analyzers and laboratory computer systems,  including PC's
  • MT (ASCP) Certification is preferred



Cottage Health is a leading acute care hospital system, located on the central coast of California, widely known for our superior patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health system operates primarily in Santa Barbara, Ca, since 1888, and consists of three acute care hospitals, a Rehabilitation Hospital, multiple clinics and a multi-site Urgent Care system. Our mission is to serve the central coast communities with excellence, integrity, and compassion. Every day we touch thousands of lives in many different ways, resolute in our mission to put patients first. We take pride in helping our patients get back to living their lives - in the places they love.
Cottage Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cottage Health applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, transgender, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of the relationship between Cottage Health and an applicant or employee. Cottage Health is committed to upholding discrimination-free hiring practices.  We strive to cultivate an environment where exceptional people bring diverse perspectives and find belonging, support and connection to their work. 
Any Cottage Health applicants who require assistance or reasonable accommodations during the application process may request the need for accommodation with the Recruiter.