Are you passionate about science and health care? California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking experienced laboratory technologists, like you, to provide technical direction, guidance, and supervision to clinical laboratory staff in our correctional system. Here, in a multidisciplinary setting, your knowledge and skills will contribute greatly to the diagnosis and treatment of the diverse patient population in our care.
In this key position, you will:
Assign, direct, and check the work of lower level laboratory staff; instruct staff on laboratory principles and practices; evaluate laboratory staff work and take corrective action as needed
Evaluate new laboratory techniques and procedures; draft new and update existing technical procedures
Direct the tabulating and recording of tests
The ideal candidate will possess a valid California State Clinical Laboratory Technologist license or a license of equal or higher level issued by the State Department of Health Services and at least three years of experience in comprehensive clinical laboratory work that involved making laboratory analyses.
In return for your efforts, CCHCS offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule (11 each year)
A variety of medical, dental, and vision insurance options
State of California retirement that vests in 5 years – visit CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas
And much more
This rewarding opportunity currently exists at California State Prison, Los Angeles County. Located northeast of Los Angeles in family-friendly Lancaster, this bedroom community features modern neighborhoods, a wide array of metropolitan conveniences, and excellent schools.
Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) was implemented. PLP 2020 requires that each full-time employee receive a 9.23 percent reduction in pay in exchange for 16 hours PLP 2020 leave credits monthly through June 2022.
Internal Number: 5610205
About California Correctional Health Care Services
Established to oversee and provide timely access to quality health care in all adult correctional facilities operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in California, California Correctional Health Care Services is seeking dedicated health care professionals to continue this important mission. In return we offer all of the benefits of employment with State of California, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options; generous paid time off; and retirement options that include a pension and 401(k) and 457 accounts. Plus, with locations throughout the state, you’re sure to find your perfect fit!