ResponsibilitiesAs the Clinical Laboratory Scientist of the Microbiology division of Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, your job duties include performing clinical laboratory tests, preparing reagents, performing quality control and calibration for test systems, maintaining and repairing laboratory equipment, processing specimens, and performing data entry. Must be able to work weekends, holidays and other shifts as needed.
NOTE: this position is scheduled from Thursday – Monday, 3:00pm-11:30pm with rotating holidays.
Qualifications•Current California CLS license
•Virology and/or Molecular Microbiology experience preferred
•Knowledge of theory and fundamentals with emphasis on moderate and highly complex methods utilized in the assigned section
•Knowledge of highly complex analytical procedures used in a hospital laboratory (CLIA test categorization)
•Knowledge of quality control methods, theories, calculations, and limitations
•Ability to recognize when an instrument, procedure, or piece of equipment is not functioning properly and initiate corrective action
•Demonstrated skill in listening perceptively to instructions
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.