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Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Los Angeles - 231/CLSM

Randox Laboratories
Textile Finance, CA
Closing date
Mar 23, 2023

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Science, Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
Organization Type
Los Angeles, CA

Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Los Angeles
(Job Ref: 231/CLSM)

$90K - $130K!

We require a highly motivated and enthusiastic Clinical Laboratory Scientist
who is licensed in the State of California, to join an innovative international company in a growing industry that can provide career security and genuine advancement opportunities for those who show potential.

This position will be based within our site in Los Angeles, California. As such, you will need the right to work in the USA to be considered for this position. It is essential that you hold a CLS Licence for the State of California with experience in CLIA Accredited laboratories.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Routine use of the Randox Clinical Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Conduct testing of blood samples (also handling of urine/sputum/swabs) for clinical chemistry and immunoassay testing, including various manual screening and mostly automated methods of clinical and research assays, covering a wide variety of clinical diagnostic tests.
  • Preparation and handling of samples and diagnostic reagents.
  • Operation of various automated analytical systems including but not limited to Rx Imola, Rx Modena, Siemens Roche Urisys, Sysmex Xs-1000i, Evidence Investigator, Evidence, Evolution, ELISA, and Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) Instruments.
  • Ensuring that all documentation and records of analytical results are fully completed, stored securely, and archived as required.
  • Strict adherence to chain of custody procedures throughout the analytical process.
  • Routine maintenance and calibration of analytical instrumentation.
  • Training of staff in analytical procedures.
  • Performing troubleshooting on technical issues associated with clinical diagnostic testing.
  • Ensuring that all the necessary quality control checks are completed daily and that they meet internal criteria.
  • Analysis and submission of all appropriate clinical proficiency testing programs.
  • Ensuring that all methods used for testing in the Laboratory are validated and pass quality control / Calibration, prior to ensure conformity with regularity requirements and/or manufacturers claims in the Instructions for Use.
  • Completing Fit for Purpose Assessments/Technical Validations for the Clinical Assays routinely run in Randox Clinical Laboratory Services according to CLIA/CAP/ISO17025 guidelines.
  • Assisting in the writing of new Standard Operation Procedure and Work Instructions within the Department and maintaining documentation updates.
  • Ensuring that EQA/IQC Investigations & Actions are progressed in line with documented Standard Operation Procedures.
  • Individuals must be flexible in working hours, if required.

Essential Skills:

  • CLS License in state of California
  • BSc. in Biomedical Science and Diploma in Professional Practice or qualified to at least degree level in a Biological Sciences/Biology degree only.
  • Extensive professional experience (excluding experience gained during education) in clinical diagnostic testing and reagent applications.
  • Extensive and demonstrable work experience in CLIA regulated laboratory.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Highly motivated, independent, and proactive, anticipates needs and acts accordingly.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Ability to work as a team member of a cross-functional team to accomplish time-driven goals.

Desirable Skills:

  • Working knowledge of quality systems in particular CLIA, CAP or ISO17025.
  • Working knowledge of Health & Safety including Control of Substances Hazardous to Health.
  • Experience with both clinical and research use only (RUO, IUO) lab works.
  • Flexible working hours to complete business contracts within scheduled timeframes.

About Randox:

An international company operating in over 145 countries that continues to have unparalleled growth, Randox Laboratories has been the heartbeat of the UK's National COVID Testing Programme throughout the pandemic. In early 2020 Randox recognised the threat from COVID-19 and, based on over 40 years of diagnostic experience, quickly developed a test to accurately identify the virus. Testing at scale commenced within weeks to support the UK's National Testing Programme and private clients alike.

Additionally, as a world leader in diagnostics for clinical healthcare, toxicology and food security, our expertise and product portfolio have assisted laboratories across the world in improving health and saving lives. Our global success is a result of our pioneering products and the commitment & skill of our workforce, which continue to grow exponentially.

Central to the Randox ethos is our drive and determination to improve healthcare worldwide and every one of our talented staff play a role in this. In order to serve our growing international markets, we require high calibre applicants with scientific, engineering, software, and broader business skills - including sales, marketing, logistics, finance and many more. Join the Randox team and play your part in improving the health of millions.

Randox Laboratories Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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