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Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community! Shasta Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

Shasta Regional Medical Center is a 226-bed acute care facility serving Northern California. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of services. Shasta Regional Medical Center is one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals recognized by Watson Health and holds an ‘A’ Grade from Leapfrog Group, the nation’s premier advocate of transparency in health care. The hospital is Joint Commission Certified for Stroke, Hip/Knee and Diabetes. They are a Five Star recipient for treatment of heart failure, respiratory failure and is named among the top 5% in the nation for patient safety. Shasta Regional Medical Center delivers patient-centered healthcare with compassion, dignity and respect for every patient and their family. For more information, visit .

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Each individual performs only those waived, moderate, or highly complex tests authorized by CLIA, CA Codes (bpc: 1204), and require a degree of skill commensurate with individual’s education, training or experience and technical abilities once competent in each section of the laboratory.

Each individual performing the above procedures must:

  • follow the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing test analysis, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results

  • maintain records that demonstrate the proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples

  • adhere to the laboratory’s quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrumental and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed

  • follow the laboratory’s established corrective action policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance

  • be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance on reporting of test results and either must correct the problem or immediately notify the immediate CLS on shift, technical consultant, clinical consultant, or director

  • document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications

  • perform a wide variety of laboratory procedures requiring independent judgement and using both manual and automated methods in Hematology, Blood Bank, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Microbiology, Immunology, and Employee Health including employee drug screens and any other discipline as introduced into the laboratory environment

  • perform first-line troubleshooting procedures as well as complicated and less frequently performed procedures

  • maintain quality control and assists in checking work accuracy before it is reported out and able to recognize differences in expected results for newborns to geriatrics

  • perform daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed instruments and equipment as appropriate

  • performs calibration of equipment as required

  • demonstrate an ongoing awareness of the critical nature and essential high standards of quality required in the laboratory

  • set appropriate examples in the achievement of these high standards

  • work in a variety of situations

  • may not work alone on any shift on any day of the week and is under direct supervision by a licensed CLS

  • effectively operate laboratory equipment and perform all laboratory tests, unassisted but supervised once competencies are complete in the specific area.


Education and Work Experience

  • License for Clinical Laboratory Scientist in the State of California

  • Minimum 3 – 5-year clinical laboratory experience; preferred

  • CPR within 6 months of employment if job includes direct patient contact

Shasta Regional Medical Center offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that provides employees the flexibility to tailor benefits according to their individual needs. Our Total Rewards package includes, but is not limited to, paid time off, a 401K retirement plan, medical, dental, and vision coverage, tuition reimbursement, and many more voluntary benefit options. A reasonable compensation estimate for this role, which includes estimated wages, benefits, and other forms of compensation, is $32.00. The exact starting compensation to be offered will be determined at the time of selecting an applicant for hire, in which a wide range of factors will be considered, including but not limited to, skillset, years of applicable experience, education, credentials and licensure.

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FacilityShasta Regional Medical Center



CategoryClinical Professional

Position TypeFull Time


Job TypeNon-Exempt

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