Job Posting: Those who work in our Pathology Labs give their intellect, their curiosity, and everything they have in order to keep Cedars-Sinai at the forefront of industry innovation and discovery. This culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's part of the reason we've been named one of America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. So if you're interested in becoming part of one of the top teams in the industry, we invite you join us. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist II (CLS II) functions with minimal direction from supervisory personnel. Responsibilities include blood and platelet collections, quality assurance audits in blood donor collections, component processing and therapeutic apheresis, process improvement projects, training and assessing staff competency, validating and implementing new instruments and processes. The CLS II assists with technical leadership, serves as a resource in developmental procedures, quality assurance, instrument operation, competency assessment, clinical instruction, and problem solving. Additional duties include general and administrative functions that assist the management staff in the routine operation of the laboratory. Performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the age and developmental issues of the patient populations(s) being served. Blood Donor Center/Therapeutic Apheresis experience preferred. Good understanding of cGMP, AABB and FDA regulations Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Experience: Five (5) years of relevant clinical experience with at least three years in the area of specialty. Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with peers, patients, physicians and other customers of the medical center. License/Certification/Registration Requirements: A valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license or limited license appropriate for the area of responsibility. Work Environment: Exposure to minimal but constant noise levels. Repetitive hand motions. Most functions may require use of protective gear such as face shields, gloves, and fluid-resistant coats. Daily functions may include incidental exposure to hazards associated with: - Automation: close proximity to moving mechanical parts. - Chemicals: (reagents, carcinogens, radioactive materials, corrosives, flammables and fumes). - Patient specimens, microorganisms, phlebotomy equipment and sharps. Physical Requirements: Frequent sitting and standing; occasional walking and bending; occasional lifting of materials up to 25 pounds for distances to 10 feet. Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices including: telephones, beepers, fire alarms, mechanical failure alarms. Near visual acuity including color differentiation. Sufficient mobility to access equipment, patients and other customers.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.