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Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Blood bank

Company: County of Riverside
Location: Moreno Valley
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:


Senior Clinical LaboratoryScientist - Blood Bank

Under direction, to supervise the personnel and procedures within a specific section of the Hospital Medical Laboratory; to do the more difficult and complex laboratory procedures; and to do other work as required.

Positions in this class are distinguished form positions of Clinical Laboratory Scientist class by lead and functional supervision responsibility over a particular section in the medical laboratory. Incumbents in this class are responsible for maintaining work assignments and quality control methods. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

* Plans, schedules, assigns, and reviews the work of Clinical Laboratory Scientists; regularly reviews existing laboratory procedures for possible improvements and when appropriate makes recommendations for changes to the supervisor. * Advises subordinate personnel on techniques for improving procedures and methods. * Personally performs the more difficult and demanding laboratory tests that require greater understanding of technical laboratory procedures. * Trains new personnel in departmental and sectional procedures and policy; Prepares, maintains, and reviews laboratory records as required. * Meets with vendors and laboratory representatives to review the need or necessity for new reagents, media, or equipment. * Analyzes and makes recommendations on new supplies, equipment, and materials. * Familiarity with State, JCAHO, and CLIA regulations such that procedures are in compliance with regulatory agencies. * Chemistry, bacteriology, serology, hematology, and parasitology; Principles, techniques, equipment, and terminology used in the laboratory diagnosis of disease and abnormal conditions.


Knowledge of: Common causes of disease and the methods of transmission and control of communicable diseases; Proper safety precautions and procedures.

Ability to: Plan, schedule, assign, and review the work of others; Skillfully operate technical laboratory equipment; Perform specialized and difficult laboratory tests; analyze situations accurately and take effective action; Maintain records and make reports; Communicate effectively with co-workers, other employees, and patients.

Experience: Five years of experience in performing the duties of Clinical Laboratory Scientist in a medical laboratory.


License: Possession of a valid California Driver's License may be required for this position.

Veterans' Preference

The County has a Veterans Preference Policy. Upload a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans' preference. See the policyhere(Download PDF reader).

What's Next?

This recruitment is open to all applicants.

Applicants who are current County of Riverside employees and/or current employees of the Riverside University Health System may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of applications received.

Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County.


Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot be accepted. No late applications will be permitted.

Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or application.

Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered.

Upload a copy of any license(s), official/unofficial transcript(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your NeoGov account. If your education was completed outside of the United States, you will need to provide a copy of your Foreign Education Equivalency evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE).

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