The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is seeking to a Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Per Diem. In this key role, you will assist with a variety of technical procedures within the Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology sections of the Brentwood Annex. Primary responsibilities include: •Perform urine cultures, blood cultures, gram stains, fungal stains, BD Max PCR •Troubleshoot laboratory instruments •Reagent preparation
Note: this is a per diem position primarily assigned to the weekends
Qualifications•A current, California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License (CLS) or a Clinical Microbiology Scientist (CMS) •Must have a minimum of at least two years of current technical and practical experience in Bacteriology, mycology, mycobacteriology, and /or parasitology •Strong educational background and advanced training in Microbiology •Demonstrated working knowledge of current instrumentations: BD Bactec FX and bioMerieux Vitek 2 and MS systems, Centrifuges, Water Baths, Analytical Balance, Fume hood, Biological Safety Cabinet, Incubator •Skilled in using a computer
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