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Pool - Clinical Laboratory Scientist I

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Work type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Health Professionals, Temporary, Time Varies

Position Information

Temporary appointments may be cancelled or extended at any time. Successful candidates may be appointed from a few days up to one year depending on the assignment. For additional information regarding the Temporary Pool recruitments, please contact HR (310) 243-3771.

This is a Temporary and/or hourly intermittent appointment. No probationary period. No permanent status is granted.

Conditions of Employment         

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Application Deadline & Salary Information         

The salary range for this classification is $4,376 - $8,447 monthly.

Position Summary                          

Under the immediate direction of the Laboratory Technologist II, the incumbent performs a variety of standardized clinical laboratory tests, including chemical, microscopic, microbiological, hematological and other diagnostic examinations; observes and records the reactions of patients under examination, performs chemical and physical tests to identify the composition of a patient's blood, urine and various body fluids; collects specimens; performs various counts and tests; performs routine urinalysis examinations and pregnancy tests;  maintains and operates instruments and equipment using established procedures; conducts routine calibration and/or standardization of instruments; conducts and records quality control measures; prepares certain solutions, reagents and media used in the laboratory; assists in maintaining laboratory inventory as needed.  Consults with the Student Health Center staff physicians and/or medical providers as necessary for proper conduct of the department.


Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate possession of the following in a cover letter or attachment to the application materials:

Knowledge of modern principles and practices of a clinical laboratory; Knowledge of the use and care of laboratory equipment; Knowledge of clinical laboratory quality control procedures and standards; Knowledge of current literature in the clinical laboratory field; Knowledge of regional and gross anatomy of the human body; Knowledge of the operational aspects of a full service Student Health Center clinical laboratory; Knowledge of the updated rules and regulations in laboratory safety by local, state or other authorities;

Skill in all phases of clinical laboratory duties; Ability to operate and perform simple maintenance of laboratory equipment;

Ability to prepare specimens for serological, bacteriological and other chemical tests; Ability to make a variety of calculations rapidly and accurately; Ability to notice pertinent details of specimens under microscopic study; Ability to identify incongruities and inconsistencies in test procedures and/or test results for a patient or medical provider; Ability to keep accurate and organized records, interpretations and laboratory studies correctly in a retrievable system; Ability to follow oral and written directions; ability to write clearly and coherently; Ability to think independently and organize effectively; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory science or equivalent from an accredited institution or equivalent post-seconday education, training and experience as defined by the California Division of Laboratory Science or combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.


Possess and maintain a valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license.


One year experience; experience in a small clinic setting and ASCP Board Certification; a Bachelor's degree.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.   For more information or definition of these terms, please visit:

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at , or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free.  Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property.  Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

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