Job Description

Montage Health’s application process has changed effective 12/20/2019.
If you submitted an online application prior to 12/20/2019, you will be required to recreate your profile information if you want to apply to any new positions. You will no longer have access to your previously saved profiles and applications. Current employees applying for transfer into a posted position must also create a profile.

  • CHOMP has been voted the Best Place to Work in Monterey County for 10 straight years
  • Excellent Pay and Generous Benefits including a Pension and Continuing Education Reimbursement
  • Excellent Team Oriented Culture
  • Free Gym for Employees

Job Description:

Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director and clinical supervisor The Clinical Laboratory Scientist Lead performs pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical procedures and analyses all laboratory disciplines to provide accurate data for health maintenance, diagnoses treatment and monitoring of medical conditions. Guides, trains and may provide mentoring to students and/or technical staff. Monitors/maintains QC standards. In addition to performing all of the duties of the staff position, the Lead participates in the equipment selection process, investigates and develops technical procedures, participates in performance improvement activities, serves as a technical resource for staff, and monitors daily operations of laboratory section or site. S/he maintains familiarity with regulatory agency requirements. S/he designs and maintains section workload statistics, logs, files, records and other information. The lead enforces Laboratory and Community of the Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula policies and procedures. Performs other related duties as assigned. Maintains the highest standards of conduct in customer service, appearance and attitude. Uses best judgment in all interactions with patients, medical staff and team members. Maintains patient confidentiality according to applicable laws and regulations. Reports to Clinical Supervisor.

Individuals working in this job classification are authorized by the Laboratory Medical Director to perform waived, moderate and high complexity testing limited to procedures when there is documentation of training. All CLS qualify under CLIA as general supervisors; no further review is required for CLS to report patient test results.

3-5 years experience required. Computer proficiency required. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, patients, vendors and medical staff, verbally and in writing, required.

As required for California State CLS licensure. 

Current licensure as CLS in the State of California. Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB), American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) preferred upon hire or completed within three years of hire/transfer if no certification.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Assigned Work Hours:

1.0 FTE, varied am shifts

Position Type:


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