Providence California Jobs


Jobs in California home icon

Job Information

Providence Health & Services Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Microbiology in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a (Per Diem - Night Shift) Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Generalist to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center - Torrance in Torrance, CA.

I n this position you will:

  • Perform accurate analysis of laboratory specimens

  • Demonstrate a high degree of proficiency and understanding in laboratory procedures in one or more sections of the Pathology Department to facilitate quality patient care and diagnosis

  • Participate in solution of technical problems requiring a great degree of independent judgment and assist in development of testing in the assigned section(s)

  • Participate in training and teaching responsibilities of the department


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, Physics, or Biology with specific required courses plus 1 year ASCP approved Medical Technology training program

  • Current California State Clinical Laboratory Scientist License or eligible

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people across a broad range of cultural backgrounds and ages

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision

  • Proficient in PC software applications including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • At least 2 years of clinical laboratory experience after completing training

  • At least 1 year hospital laboratory experience

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center,Torrance is proud to be recognized as a Magnet® Designated Hospital. We are the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Night

Job Category: Medical Technologist

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 237143