Senior CLS Specialist, Blood & Platelet Center
UCLA Health
Los Angeles, California 90001

Job Description


The department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine is seeking to hire a Senior CLS Specialist for their Blood & Platelet Center. Primary duties include:

*Serve as technical consultant including problem solving related to performance improvement, blood collection/processing and research activities for the Blood & Platelet Center
*Coordinate safety, competency, quality assurance and education programs. Provide technical support to staff, physicians and nurses.
*Investigate, recommend/develop new procedures and/or instrumentation validation
*Perform monthly review of quality control and preventive maintenance and provide monthly summaries
*Monitor proficiency and competency testing, review all data, discuss with staff, and keep Faculty, Senior Supervisor/Manager informed of any problems


*Current California Clinical Lab Scientist license
*4 years of laboratory experience as a CLS
*Previous experience working in a Blood Donation Center setting is highly desirable
*Working knowledge of donor collection equipment (e.g., Trima Accel® Blood Collection System and Vista), including equipment validation, processes, maintenance, and procedures
*Ability to participate in quality studies through data collection, review, tracking, trending, and reporting
*Working knowledge of regulatory requirements related Blood Donation including: Safety, compliance, and competency, as stipulated by CAP, JCAHO, FDA, AABB, and CLIA.
*Must be an excellent team player
*Responsible with strong time management and organization skills

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Employment/Position Type:

Full Time
Date Posted : 11/23/2021