Physician's Automated Laboratory, Inc.

  • CCPL-Clinical Lab Scientist, Generalist

    Job Location US-CA-San Luis Obispo
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    CCPL (Central Coast Pathology Laboratory)
  • Responsibilities

    Rotating Shifts 8am-5:45pm and 1pm-9:45pm. Rotating Saturdays 8am-5:45pm


    Performs all routine tests and analyses on patient samples and specimens; Is qualified under CLIA regulations to perform both moderate and high complexity analysis in addition to waived test analysis; Performs and reviews quality control results; May be required to perform pre-analytical procedures such as specimen preparation and reagent preparation; May be required to perform post-analytical procedures including result evaluation, entry of result into the computer system and release of results; Performs routine preventative maintenance on assigned instruments and equipment according to established schedule and procedure; Verifies instrument functioning by checking QC and calibrating specific lab instruments and documents data; Records on instrument logs any repairs, replacement, and maintenance needed of equipment; May be responsible to respond to inquiries from physicians or provider staff; Is responsible for knowledge and application of current state, federal, and CAP regulations; Participates in and supports all Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement endeavors for the laboratory, as applicable In addition to an employees typical work schedule, this position may require employees to work weekends, split shifts, varying shift schedules, and holidays if needed by the Company. Other duties may apply as necessary.


    Responsible to investigate complaints or situations requiring complex gathering of patient data and assist with the interpretation of the data, looking for shifts or trends that may affect patient results. May be required to communicate with client/physician to obtain additional data/facts or to explain investigation and findings.

    Participate with lab management to evaluate manufacturer’s method reformulations or new methods. May be required to communicate data/findings directly to Medical director.  


    Light physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs.)

    Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching

    Frequent, prolonged standing/sitting/walking

    Must be able to see, hear, and respond adequately

    Must be able to appropriately identify colors as necessary for position requirements

    Extensive computer and/or microscopic work

    Moderate use of telephone and fax

    Occasional travel required to interact with Division personnel and/or attend meetings, educational training

    Work Experience and Educational Requirements

    Zero-two years experience in the Clinical Laboratory as a California Licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist.

    (B.S.) Bachelor’s of Science degree from accredited four year college or university;

    Requires valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License;

    A.S.C.P. or other applicable certification is desirable, but not required.

    Continuing education as dictated by governmental agencies required for license validity.



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