ABOUT THE POSITION
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
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,
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.
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).
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
Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies
throughout the County.
BASED ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, THIS POSTING MAY
CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE.
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
Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or
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
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.