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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Clinical Laboratory in Apple Valley, California

Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Clinical Laboratory

Location: Apple Valley, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 10-hour, Nights

The Clinical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for the accurate and timely reporting of high complexity laboratory test results with minimal supervision. CLS personnel are capable of performing pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical duties including specimen evaluation, data analysis, and instrument maintenance and problem resolution. They often work with acute-care and outpatient caregivers, along with other Laboratory Services staff in performing their duties.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Coursework/Training - 16 semesters or equivalent quarter units of chemistry, which must include clinical chemistry, OR analytical chemistry

  • Coursework/Training - 18 semester or equivalent quarter units of biology, which must include hematology, immunology, and medical microbiology

  • Coursework/Training - 3 semester or equivalent quarter units of physics (light and electricity)

  • 1 year Internship - prerequisite to the State Exam

  • Current California license for Clinical Laboratory Scientist or immediate eligibility

Preferred qualifications:

  • 2 years Clinical lab experience in a hospital setting.

Our best-in-class benefits ( are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission ( of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) is an acute care hospital with 213 beds and over 1,750 employees making it one of the region's largest employers serving communities of the High Desert. The facility was constructed in 1956 and joined the St. Joseph Health System in 1992.

This facility has the only Neonatal Care Unit in the High Desert Accredited by California Children Services and has been granted approval as a Special Hospital with the California Children's Services Community Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. St. Mary was accredited as a primary Stroke Receiving Center in 2018, the only stroke-receiving center in the High Desert.

The Services and Clinical Specialties offered at this Hospital are Diabetes Education, Emergency Services, Heart and Vascular Services, Imaging Services, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory Services, Robotic Surgery Services, Surgical Services, Women & Children's Services and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Company: St. Mary Medical Center

Category: Clinical Laboratory Scientist/ Microbiologist

Req ID: R363094