Clinical Laboratory Scientist – CLS

Clinical Laboratory Scientist – CLS

Clinical Laboratory Scientist - CLS

POSITION TYPE: Clinical Laboratory Scientist


LOCATION: Weaverville, CA


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Job Description:

A Clinical Laboratory Scientist, also known as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, is a highly skilled healthcare professional who performs and analyzes laboratory tests to diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.

The primary responsibilities of a Clinical Laboratory Scientist include:

  1. Performing laboratory tests: A Clinical Laboratory Scientist conducts a wide range of laboratory tests, including blood tests, urine tests, and other bodily fluid tests, to diagnose, monitor, and treat diseases.
  2. Analyzing test results: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist analyzes and interprets laboratory test results, and reports them to physicians and other healthcare professionals.
  3. Maintaining laboratory equipment: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for maintaining and calibrating laboratory equipment, ensuring it is in good working condition, and conducting routine quality control checks.
  4. Following safety protocols: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist follows strict safety protocols to ensure the safety of themselves, other laboratory staff, and patients.
  5. Documenting results: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist maintains accurate records of test results, ensuring that all documentation is complete and up-to-date.
  6. Participating in research: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist may be involved in laboratory research studies to develop new laboratory tests and improve existing ones.
  7. Collaborating with healthcare professionals: The Clinical Laboratory Scientist works closely with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to ensure that laboratory tests are ordered correctly, and results are properly interpreted and acted upon.

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Excellent room for growth and advancement


  1. Education: A bachelor's degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science or a related field from an accredited institution is required.
  2. Certification: CLSs must be certified by a recognized agency, such as the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), the National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA), or the American Medical Technologists (AMT).
  3. Licensing: active CLS License in the state of California.
  4. One year of CLS experience preferred.
  5. Experience as a Generalist preferred.

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