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Sutter Health Clinical Laboratory Scientist in San Carlos, California

Position Overview:

To provide laboratory testing services. Duties include obtaining specimens, performing testing, preparing specimens for transportation, providing laboratory reports, participation in quality control and quality assurance programs, and maintenance of laboratory equipment. Clinical Laboratory Scientists of all levels must demonstrate good judgment and technical skill.

  • Perform all testing accurately and in a timelymanner according to established policies and procedure

  • Performs scheduled maintenance & Troubleshootinginstrument as needed

  • Quality Control, Calibrations and Troubleshootingoutliers/ complete documentation

  • Calling Critical Values & completedocumentation

  • Satisfactorily complete all assigned CAPproficiencies and in a timely manner

  • Perform QA support operations. Monitor andresolve pending and QA logs and exception reports

  • Take responsibility for MD & patientconcerns. Use good customer service skills in all contacts with patients,staff, and physicians



Clinical Lab Scientist License - CLS-L


Preferred one (1) year continuous experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist

For CLS without experience - Prior experience in the clinical laboratory/healthcare and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (3 years) is preferred. Equivalency will be determined by the Laboratory Director and the Personnel office staff.


Knowledge of phlebotomy, processing and experience with Lab Information Systems.

Organization: Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Yes

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Rotating

Schedule: Part Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 44

Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.