Microbiology, Medical Technologist, Day Shift | Permanent |

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Position & Client Overview:

Come spend time at your oasis in the desert! This picturesque town offers it all: luxury amenities amongst beautiful, natural settings, stunning golf courses, spa resorts, world-class dining and too many outdoor activities to list with a stunning backdrop of the Coachella Valley and mountains. This is a perfect blend of relaxation and natural beauty. 

A large private hospital about 30 minutes from Palm Springs is seeking an experienced medical technologist to work in microbiology, bacteriology and virology on the day shift with rotating weekends.

The facility offers excellent benefits as well as tuition reimbursement, a $10,000 sign-on bonus, and $10,000 relocation assistance. With all that, why not head toward this desert oasis and experience it for yourself?


Pay Range:$45-60/hour

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 license as a clinical laboratory scientist
  • Must have more than 1 year of solid microbiology experience
  • Epic Beaker experience required

Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

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. #HTJBS

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