Job Description:

Incumbents require planning, organizing, directing and managing laboratory services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Center; ensures compliance with Federal, State and accreditation rules and regulations for clinical laboratories.


1. Valid license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist issued by the California State Department of Health.

2. Four years of full-time (or equivalent to full-time) professional experience as a licensed Scientist in a clinical laboratory performing varied clinical tests & analyses (inclusive of 2 years supervisory and/or management responsibilities in it).

Skill Sets & Knowledge of:

  • Clinical, anatomical and pathological terminology, methods and procedures
  • Management, budget administration and supervisory principles & procedures
  • Make serological, biochemical and bacteriological tests/analyses.
  • Plans long range goals and short term service requirements of clinical laboratory functions.
  • Plans, organizes and manages the work of clinical and anatomical pathology laboratory facilities at the main medical center and regional health centers.
  • Establishes, interprets, and implements administrative and personnel policies and procedures for the clinical laboratories.
  • Interviews, selects and monitors laboratory staff.
  • Monitors ordering of supplies and equipment.
  • Keeps informed of new equipment and/or testing techniques and devices for the laboratory and oversees training of technicians and scientists in the performance and operation of new methods and apparatus.
  • Prepares annual budget, monitors expenditures and undertakes ways to enhance revenues.
  • Monitors productivity and takes necessary steps for improvement if needed.
  • Oversees the patient billing process and the maintenance of an adequate inventory.
  • Ensures a safe work environment and participates in disaster planning activities.
  • Keeps records and prepares reports.

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