K.A. Recruiting

Blood Bank / IRL Clinician Laboratory Scientist (CLS)

San Francisco, CA 94118

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs (IRL/ Blood Bank/ Transfusion/ HLA) Job Number: KD0621191

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Blood Bank / IRL Clinical Laboratory Scientist to work in the San Francisco area!
-MUST have the California state CLS License and have prior Blood Banking experience to be considered.
-This is a full time and permanent role working a variable shift. Position offers competitive compensation plus full benefits. 
Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for performing routine testing of biological specimens and reviewing test results and quality assessment data.  This position is also responsible for providing skilled technical support in the laboratory. Works with other team members to ensure timely, quality, test results.
Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations.  Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.
Assures quality customer service to all customers.
May assist with coordination of workflow, training, and mentoring of support staff, as required.
Maintains accurate records and documentation. Ensures donor, patient, and employee confidentiality.
Performs preparation and prequalification of reagents and routine testing of biological samples.
Performs record review.
Performs and oversees preventive maintenance and quality assurance on equipment. Identifies malfunctions on more complex equipment. Performs trouble shooting and notifies appropriate personnel if additional service is needed.
Performs equipment calibration, as necessary. 
Maintains inventory of supplies and reagents.
Maintains the cleanliness of equipment and work areas. Ensures adherence to safety guidelines.
Assists in reviewing results for proficiency survey sample testing.
Investigates deviations in testing, quality control, and preventive maintenance. Makes recommendations for corrective action.  Brings to attention of appropriate personnel.
Assists in coordination and performance of evaluations of reagents, equipment, and new testing methods.
Assists with performing required competency assessments and completing documentation.
Participates on process improvement teams.


 Knowledge/ Education

 Bachelor’s degree required.

Must satisfy CLIA requirements for High Complexity Testing required.


Licenses/ Certifications

Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (IRL)

  • Certification as a CA Medical Technologist required,  Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) by a recognized certifying agency preferred.


 Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (IRL)

  • Five years clinical laboratory testing experience required.  
  • One year IRL experience preferred.



 Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities.

Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

Must have analytical, statistical, personal organization, and problem solving skills.

Ability to work in a team environment and participate as an active team member.

Must have proficient computer skills.

Must have good customer service and interpersonal skills.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Able to organize, prioritize, and execute a variable workload and multiple priorities




For more information please submit your resume. You can also send it directly to Kristin@ka-recruiting.com




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Kristin Darsch
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