We know that you have options as to where you choose to work, and we provide our employees with the best possible work environment. One of our goals as an organization is to develop a well-trained and highly motivated workforce. We want to help you achieve your greatest potential by enabling you to progress within your job and advance your career.
We are currently hiring a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) to expertly turn around test results while maintaining quality. While the patient experience is our ultimate goal, you will play an active role in patient care by quickly and thoroughly providing results for our providers. Responsibilities include performing routine and technically complex laboratory tests and analyses requiring well developed cognitive and problem-solving skills. The CLS's activities include operating and maintaining test equipment, monitoring and evaluating quality of testing, and verifying and reporting test results. These moderate and high complexity tests will require you to bring your well-developed cognitive, manipulative, and problem-solving abilities to the lab every single day.
As a member of the Blood Bank you will performs all standardized testing such as ABO, Rh, Ab screen, antibody identification, cord blood work-ups, cross match, direct coombs, eluate, antigen typing etc. Familiar with Gel technology both manual and automated (Vision). You will login specimens, issue blood components, take inventory, order blood components from suppliers, thaw plasma and cryoprecipitate, pool cryoprecipitate. In addition, you will send blood components to the patient care areas via the pneumatic tube system and monitors delivery of by pneumatic tube. Additional duties include making blood components from whole blood, leukocyte reduce blood, irradiate blood components, split and pool blood components, freeze and wash red blood cells for transfusion. You will track cooler perform, conduct inventory reconciliation, and ordering and stocking supplies. You will login and issue bone and tissues to the operating rooms as needed, pack bone and tissues on dry ice and perform inventory reconciliation of bone and tissues. As well as, process, freeze, thaw and handle cellular therapy products in the stem cell lab. Perform RBC molecular testing in transfusion medicine to determine donor and/or patients RBC phenotype/genotype and train and rotate in the stem cell processing lab.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.