Clinical Lab Scientist

Req No.
Clinical Care
Full time, Part time, On-Call, Per Diem
Clinical Laboratory (Tulare, CA)


Be a part of TEAM HCCA at Tulare's Hospital!      


HealthCare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) is a performance driven organization dedicated to providing the highest level of service to our patients, our physicians, our teammates, and our community. HCCA's vision is to develop a high quality, affordable integrated delivery system focused on improving the wellness and health of the community. Our goal is to be recognized as the best integrated delivery system in the country by being the BEST place to work, practice and receive care.  


Tulare's hospital's commitment to providing greater access to medical care is demonstrated through its Medical Offices located in Tulare and also the nearby community of Earlimart. Its first-class Evolutions Fitness & Wellness Center epitomizes Tulare hospital's fresh approach to health and wellness. 



To develop a best-in-class, performance-driven, integrated delivery systems focused on wellness and improving the health status of the community.



Provide high quality, lower cost integrated delivery system focused on wellness and improving the health status of the community.  To be recognized as one of the best integrated delivery systems in the county. 


* Best place to work.


* Best place to practice.


* Best place to receive care. 



* Honesty and integrity.

* Innovation and creativity.

* High quality, lower cost care.

* Service excellence.

* Results-oriented.

* Team-work and mutual accountability.

* Forward-thinking.

* Culturally competent team and organization. 


We offer a competitive compensation package, benefits package and a pleasant work environment. Our current benefit package includes: health insurance (medical EPO or PPO; dental and vision), 401k, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, (medical and daycare), vacation, sick and holiday programs. Benefits package offered to full time and part time employees. 


HCCA is an equal opportunity employer.


The Clinical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for technical and staff supervision, administrative management of all sections and assuring proficiency of staff, accurate instrument operation, quality control, quality assurance, compliance and proficiency testing. 


Essential Functions

  • Performs testing in all departments of the Laboratory. Many of these tests are complex, involving numerous skills and techniques, and require the use of professional judgment.
  • Professional application of the principles, theories, and techniques in scientific testing, which are used to produce consistently reliable test results, that aid the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of our patients.
  • Recognizes the interdependence of tests and the condition that affect test results in order to produce and report accurate results.
  • Records and analyzes quality control data and recognizes trends and abnormalities in quality control data and does not report patient results unless quality control data are within acceptable parameters. Develops a plan of action to resolve abnormalities that may be uncovered by the QA process and provides follow-up to the department Director.
  • Assures that Quality Assurance programs are properly followed
  • Documents daily review of tests performed.
  • Helps set up instruments and computers and performs updates.
  • Performs special projects as requested by the Supervisor.
  • Cross trains/floats/provides coverage outside of normal duty area
  • Attends unit & departments meetings.
  • Participates in unit QA program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Follows HCCA rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws, and standards
  • Carries out the mission, vision, and values of HCCA




Experience, Education & Competency Requirements


  • Baccalaureate degree in the clinical laboratory scientist field.
  • California State licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist
  • Min One (1) years of experience as a CLS, preferred.
  • Demonstrates professional and independent judgment in daily work assignments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to make decisions using discretion and independent judgment.
  • Able to prioritize, multi-task and manage time to meet deadlines and time constraints.
  • Must work well with all levels of persons and personalities. 


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