Clinical Laboratory Scientist

January 11, 2021
Redwood City, CA
Job Type



  • Perform Quality Control (QC) procedures and interpretation of clinical values, including critical values and delta checks. Knows when test results are reportable and what to do in case of Quality Control failure
  • Perform and log routine daily, weekly and monthly maintenance and calibration of laboratory instrumentation according to protocols
  • Set up and run lab tests
  • Perform, evaluate and report all routine laboratory tests in chemistry and/or immunology under the supervision of a licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist and according to established AC protocols. Strictly adheres to written procedures
  • Know protocol for handling critical values including rerunning tests, review of past results and phoning unit with results. Interact with Client Services, when necessary and appropriate, when results need to be phoned. Handle and investigate complaint, problem and discrepancy, as needed


Laboratory, Medical, Ascp, Cell biology, Biology

Top Skills Details:

  • Clinical Lab Scientist license from the State of California
  • Knowledge of accepted clinical laboratory practice and procedures including handling of potentially infectious material and familiarity with California law relating to the practice of medical technology
  • Strong knowledge of multiple specialties, quality control and calibration, lab equipment and procedures

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of instrument operation
  • Performs analysis with professional knowledge and interpretive judgment
  • Appropriately addresses analytical and system performance
  • Identify and record nonconformance's on Corrective Action Requests
  • Identify and record potential nonconformance's on Preventive Action Requests
  • Correct nonconformance's and potential nonconformance's
  • Improve laboratory and/or quality activities on a continuous basis

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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