Performs standard laboratory tests to obtain data used in diagnosis and treatment of patients. May work in any of the following departments: Blood Bank, Microbiology, Automated, General laboratory, or Specialized as defined by work site. Performs both routine and specialized tests, provides work direction and instruction to students and trainees, non-licensed personnel, and new personnel. Checks tests performed for accuracy, reliability, and validity before results are reported from the laboratory. A higher level of experience, the teaching of students and trainees, and in-depth troubleshooting capabilities distinguishes the CLS II from the CLS I category. CLS II participates in proficiency testing, identification of outliers (non conformance events) with resolution when possible.
LEVEL OF EDUCATION
Minimum: Bachelors Degree
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Minimum: 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.
Preferred: MT (ASCP) Certification
Minimum: Functional experience with common laboratory analyzers and laboratory computer systems, including PC's.
YEARS OF RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
Minimum: 1 year or demonstrated achievement of CLS II competencies