At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary health care to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. MemorialCare stands for excellence in Health Care. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
Memorial Medical Long Beach Medical Center is a major regional provider of medical and surgical services. A Magnet®-designated teaching hospital, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center has 420 beds. We consistently achieve national accolades for our quality care, including ranking as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report magazine. Our unique environment allows for a range of medical services, from childhood to adulthood, to be structured under one roof. With our technology, our vision, and especially our talented professionals, we ensure our patients receive the best possible care.
Currently seeking a Full-Time Technical Specialist (Pathology)
Assists in the operation of the Chemistry laboratory by performing specialized tasks involving medical laboratory testing. Performs and reports results, proof tests and assumes responsibility for accuracy.
Performs procedures which include calibrating of instruments, assessing accuracy of equipment, determining accuracy of tests, ensuring they are reproducible; responsible for quality control.
Reads test results and examines and interprets outcome to identify departures from "norms." Activities may include hematological, biochemical, serological and microbiologic tests, as well as preparing/dispensing blood products.
Performs preanalytic, analytic, and postanalytic assessments to ensure accurate and reliable results according to policies and procedures.
Responsibilities include simple maintenance and adjustment of equipment and making up more difficult reagents.
Assists in training and orientation of new laboratory personnel and students.
Directs non-licensed laboratory personnel in accordance with current State of California business and professional code.
Performs specialized tasks and/or advanced decision making for the section.
Assists in Quality Control (QC) and Proficiency Testing
The Technical Specialist may function as Lead or primary resource/subject matter expert for the technical division assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or similarly acceptable subject.
At least 5 years experience in laboratory science.
3-5 years of experience in Flow Cytometry.
CA State licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist.