Clinical Lab Scientist Specialist

Employer
University of California, San Francisco
Location
Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG)

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Code and Payroll Title
008939 CLIN LAB SCI SPEC
Job Summary
The Clinical Laboratory at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital provides laboratory testing services for inpatients and outpatients of ZSFG, Laguna Honda Hospital, District Health Centers and other facilities under the auspices of the SF Public Health Department. Under the direction of the Microbiology Lab Manager, the Clinical Lab Scientist Specialist provides resource and development in Microbiology. Act as the Microbiology antimicrobial specialist. Oversees and maintains competency testing in the Microbiology Division. Acts as the Quality Assurance specialist and works with the Quality Assurance manager to maintain quality in the Microbiology Division. Oversees studies, method validation and special projects in the Microbiology Division. Collaborates and coordinates effectively with the various divisions of the Laboratory and its clients at all locations; ensures that all job duties are performed safely, efficiently, and in compliance with regulatory agencies, and in a manner that denotes the team concept and reflects the UCSF and ZSFG mission, vision and values. All work is to be accurately and professionally documented and entered into laboratory computer system.

Note: $10,000 sign-on bonus for new employees. For questions, please send email to [email protected].
Organization
Campus
Req Number
66176BR
Job Title
Clinical Lab Scientist Specialist
Employee Class
Career
Percentage
100%
Shift Length
8 Hours
Shift
Days, Rotating, Weekends
Additional Shift Details
8:15am-5:00pm; Monday - Friday; Saturday, Sunday, and holidays are on rotation schedule
Bargaining Unit
University Professional and Technical Employees - Health Care Professionals Unit (UPTE-HX)
Job Category
Clinical Labs
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate scientific field and minimum 2 years recent (within the last 2 years) experience as a licensed CLS or Public Health Microbiologist with recent experience in clinical microbiology or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Possession of a California Clinical Laboratory License or a similar license of equal or higher level issued by the State Department of Health
  • Able to work independently, under pressure; recognize and resolve problems while maintaining a high level of organization
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills relative to clinical results
  • Extensive knowledge of bacteriology and culture work up practices in a clinical microbiology laboratory
  • Experience with a clinical laboratory computer system
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficient in a database program such as Microsoft Access

License/Certification
Possession of a California Clinical Laboratory License or a similar license of equal or higher level issued by the State Department of Health
Position Type
Full Time
Department Name
DO-V Dn ZSFG-Clin Labs
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Department Description
The UCSF Clinical Laboratory (CL) at Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) provides laboratory testing services for inpatients and outpatients of ZSFG, Laguna Honda Hospital, District Health Centers and other facilities under the auspices of the San Francisco Public Health Department.
About UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.
Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at diversity.ucsf.edu

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.
Location
Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG)

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