Jul 09, 2020

Clinical Lab Scientist-Lead

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Loma Linda, CA, USA

Job Description

Transfusion Service - (Full-Time, Day Shift) -


Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork and wholeness.

The Clinical Lab Scientist-Lead supervises the moment-to-moment operations of the preanalytic or analytic areas of the Medical Laboratory. Maintains adherence to all regulatory, quality, and compliance policies, and standard operating procedures (SOP). Performs the duties of their direct report staff, as required. Serves as a preceptor and mentor to students, residents, and staff. These services may be provided for both the LLUMC and LLUCH hospitals. Performs other duties as needed.

Bachelor’s Degree required. Minimum four years of experience in high complexity, computerized clinical laboratory as a licensed Clinical Lad Scientist required. California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) License required. Clinical Lab Scientist CLS (NCA) or Medical Technologist MT (ASCP) preferred.


Possesses excellent dexterity and ability to plan and organize technical work, manage workload, operate technical instruments and equipment, input data and type. Possesses clear speaking abilities in English. Possesses excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills in English matching the style to the message and the audience. Maintains excellent interpersonal relationships with all customers (e.g., staff, patients, vendors). Ability to use available resource material independently to resolve and document challenges constructively. Provides staff and management with timely information, constructive and actionable feedback. Fosters cooperation and collaboration, actively solicits opinions from others. Builds respect and trust. Inspires staff with enthusiasm for the strategic plan. Must be able to supervise, lead, and teach CLS staff. Explains and teaches. Responds to guidance constructively. Detail oriented. Able to reason and solve problems effectively, analyze and interpret data. Able to organize work, to service multiple requests and tasks at one time, while maintaining quality and a professional manner. Self-motivated and works well with minimal direction. Articulates logical and well-founded arguments that support conclusions. Possesses excellent analytic skills. Ability to hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone, and identify and distinguish various sounds associated with workplace/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to the position; discern temperature variances through touch.



Additional Information
  • Organization: Loma Linda Univ Medical Center
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job