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Sutter Health Clinical Laboratory Scientist II in Jackson, California

Position Overview:


Performs all aspects of laboratory testing in one or more sections of laboratory.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensures the accuracy and timeliness of test results and/or blood products by performing quality control testing, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.

  • Performs analytic procedures, including testing of specimens and/or blood products, reviewing results and interpreting results.

  • Performs post-analytic procedures, including result release/reporting, result correction/amendment, responding to inquiries, and specimen storage and retrieval.

  • Performs pre-analytic procedures, including test order entry, specimen collection, specimen processing and/or blood product handling.




  • Baccalaureate degree in Biology or a related Science is required.

  • A current valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license is required.


  • Current experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist in one or more sections of the laboratory is highly desirable.

  • Experience providing laboratory testing for similar patient populations (examples include pediatric, neonatal, oncology, perinatal and cardiac) is highly desirable.

  • Experience working in a laboratory with a computerized laboratory information system is highly desirable.


  • Knowledge of theory and test application of clinical chemistry, hematology/microscopy and coagulation are required.

  • Knowledge of tranfusion service and flow cytometry theory and test applications may be required if working in those areas.


  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, multi-tasking and the ability to work with minimal supervision.Must be able to work in a complex, fast-paced environment and take appropriate actions in challenging situations.

Organization: Sutter Amador Hospital

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Yes

Job Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.