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Providence Health & Services Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Blood Bank in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a (Per Diem - Variable Shift) Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Blood Bank to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Under general supervision, perform laboratory testing and blood component preparation in the transfusion service to provide timely and accurate information for safe and effective transfusion.

  • Testing will be performed on patients of the following age groups: premature infants, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle and older adults in all locations of the LCMHS system, as well as on referred specimens from outside locations; and samples from all classifications of blood donations.

  • Maintain records of performance as defined in the transfusion medicine division procedure manuals.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientistlicense required

  • One year experience in hospital-based blood bankrequired

  • Familiarity withapplicable laws and regulatory standards of AABB, FDA, State of California required.

  • Requires the ability to fluently speak, read, write andunderstand the English language.

  • Must be able to perform the physicalrequirements of the position as defined on the RU-91 form

  • Requires the ability to establish and maintain acourteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship withpatients, families, visitors, hospital staff and co-workers

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • MT(ASCP) certification preferred

  • Experience with Misys Information Systems preferred

  • BB(ASCP) certification desirable.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Microbiologist

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 215688