Cedars-Sinai Clinical Lab Scientist I - FT in Los Angeles, California
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At Cedars-Sinai, we're motivated by a collective spirit of innovation and the challenge to continuously improve. Above all, we share a real passion for helping others. Day after day, from department to department, our people give their all to create a community unlike any other. This is just one of the many reasons U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals—and now we invite you to join us and make a difference every single day in service of this outstanding work – excellence and innovation in patient care, research, and community service. From working with a team of dedicated professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have great resources to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others.
What will you be doing in this role?
The Clinical Laboratory Scientist I (CLS I) in the Molecular Pathology laboratory is an entry level position that functions under the direction of senior technical personnel. Responsibilities include performing routine laboratory tests and may include some technically complex assays. Performing molecular techniques including DNA/RNA extraction, Real-time PCR, Capillary Electrophoresis, Virus testing and Next Generation Sequencing. Responsibilities include performing routine and technically complex laboratory tests and analyses requiring well developed cognitive, manipulative and problem-solving skills. Operating and maintaining test equipment, monitoring and evaluating the quality of testing, and verifying and reporting test results. Additional duties include general support functions necessary for the routine operation of the laboratory.
- Baccalaureate degree in a Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology or related science required.
- Valid Clinical Laboratory Scientist license issued by the State of California required.
Zero to two years recent experience in molecular diagnostics and techniques, and/or related molecular data analysis.
Must have excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.