PDS Tech Inc Scientist I in West Sacramento, California
PDS Tech is seeking candidates for a Scientist position in West Sacramento, CA
Performs routine and complex laboratory analyses involving sample receiving, processing, and result reporting
Ensures instruments and equipment in the clinical lab are functioning properly and maintained by performing or arranging scheduled maintenance in a timely manner
Participates in proficiency testing
Utilizes good documentation practices (GDPs) and follows laboratory quality control and quality assurance policies
Supervises laboratory assistants
Complies with Life Technologies Clinical Services Lab safety policies and procedures
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Experience REQUIRED
A BS/BA degree in Medical Technology or Biological Sciences from an accredited college or university
A current California state Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) license to perform laboratory testing
- A current American Society Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Medical Technologist license and/or a current California state Clinical Laboratory Scientist license to perform laboratory testing
Use of computer systems for data entry, retrieval, and analyses involving word processing programs, spreadsheets containing data analyses, and complex computer driven instrumentation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to problem solve highly complex analyses
Strong understanding of good laboratory practices and regulatory compliance
May handle highly infectious agents and hazardous chemicals.
(small quantities of ethanol and xylene)
Sit or stand for long periods of time while using equipment and specimen handling and/or for computer work.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.