ResponsibilitiesThe Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is seeking to hire a Clinical Laboratory Scientist to join their Immunogenetics Laboratory. In this key position, you will perform a wide variety of technical procedures within the Immunogenetics discipline. Your primary duties will include specimen processing; method development, modification and parallel testing; preparation of abstracts/manuscripts; maintaining and repairing laboratory instruments; performing quality control and calibration; sample processing; reagent preparation; and data entry.
Note: incumbent must be able to work weekends, holidays and other shifts as needed.
Qualifications•A current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License •Experience and background in Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) and blood bank, preferred •Background in molecular methods, reference ranges, test methodologies, instrument operation/maintenance as well as CAP and other regulatory requirements •Knowledge of relevant disease states in order to communicate significance of test results •Ability to perform testing, documentation, interpretation, and report preparation for ongoing R&D and method development projects •Must be a strong team player
UCLA 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, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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