Microbiology, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Day or Night Shift | Permanent |

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Position & Client Overview:

A very large facility located in Central California seeks 3 permanent full time California licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientists for their Microbiology Department. Two of the positions are on the day shift while the other is on nights with an $8.00 shift differential.

Must be licensed in California as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist and be interested in Microbiology. Our client will consider generalists who enjoy Microbiology, as well as people with any level of experience (including new grads). 

Located in one of the top seven cities in California with literally half the cost of living of places like Los Angeles or the Bay Area.

This facility offers top pay and excellent benefits, and they are offering relocation assistance as well.


Job Summary:

Conduct examinations on specimens collected from patients and animals for bacterial, viral, protozoan and fungal infections.


Skill Requirements:

  • Computer skills

  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment

  • Dexterity and good eye-hand coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens

  • Follow instructions and procedures very carefully

  • Critical thinking skills to recognize problems and develop solutions or alternative approaches

  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance

  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills



  • Plan and conduct complex research projects, such as improving sterilization procedures or developing new drugs to combat infectious diseases

  • Perform laboratory experiments that are used in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses

  • Supervise the work of biological technicians and other workers and evaluate the accuracy of their results

  • Isolate and maintain cultures of bacteria or other microorganisms for study

  • Identify and classify microorganisms found in specimens collected from humans, plants, animals, or the environment

  • Monitor the effect of microorganisms on plants, animals, other microorganisms, or the environment

  • Review literature and the findings of other researchers and attend conferences

  • Prepare technical reports, publish research papers, and make recommendations based on their research findings

  • Present research findings to scientists, non-scientist executives, engineers, other colleagues, and the public


Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in biology, microbiology or another biological or physical science

  • California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license

  • New grads are encouraged to apply


HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.

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