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Clinical Lab Scientist III

St Johns Regional Medical Center Oxnard, California

The posted compensation range of $52.75 - $62.70 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-299803 Employment Type Full Time Department Clinical Laboratory Services Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Night Weekly Schedule Nightshift every other weekend Remote No Category Laboratory

***Sign on Bonus Eligible up to 10% of annual salary DOE***

St. John’s Regional Medical Center located in Oxnard California is a recognized as a Top 250 Hospital in the Nation and as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care by Healthgrades. St. John’s Regional is a part of Dignity Health’s Southern California Division and is a member of CommonSpirit Health the largest not-for-profit health care system in the nation boasting an integrated network of top quality hospitals with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools and comprehensive outpatient services - all recognized for quality safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at

Clinical Laboratory Scientist III- Clinical Laboratory Services

St. John's Regional Medical Center

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Clinical Laboratory Scientis III to join our team. The successful candidate will perform a variety of laboratory tests and procedures, interpret results, and ensure accuracy and precision of test results. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist III may perform in a lead role as determined by competency assessment for high complexity testing according to 42 CFR 493.1463 which is accountable for overseeing and monitoring the work performances of licensed (clinical laboratory scientists) and non-licensed personnel (laboratory assistants and laboratory technicians).

  • Plans coordinates and directs activities for responsible section (Chemistry Microbiology etc) and directs the implementation of new procedures.
  • Also provides technical assistance and training of laboratory personnel.
  • Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.
  • Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples.
  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.
  • Follow the laboratories established corrective action policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratories established acceptable levels of performance.
  • Be capable of identifying problems that adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the technical consultant, clinical consultant or director.
  • Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratories established performance specifications.

  • Three (3) years clinical laboratory experience as a Clinical Lab Scientist
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in section of specialty
  • California Medical Technologist license (LIC CLS)

Special Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of principles procedures and techniques of clinical laboratory analysis especially in section of responsibility.
  • Knowledge of laboratory regulatory requirements (CAP CLIA Joint Commission).
  • Excellent communication skill both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to be an effective team member and work with many publics across all departments.
  • Ability to understand and utilize adult principles of learning.
  •  Ability to direct and provide leadership to others.

This position is represented by SEIU UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.




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