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


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

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for specimen processing, test performance, test result reporting, and clerical and patient care support services.

  • Provide service in one or more sections of the laboratory with a high level of accuracy, precision and timeliness and ensures compliance with departmental and regulatory agency standards. Service is provided to patients of all age groups: premature infants, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle and older adults.

  • Non-technical duties include taking supply inventories, stocking supplies, cleaning and maintaining work area, equipment and instrumentation.

  • Provide service in a safe and professional manner and works within the established policies and procedures of the Laboratory and the organization.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • State of California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license

  • Must meet CLIA requirements for testing personnel, moderate to high complexity tests

  • Experience in a clinical laboratory in area of responsibility

  • Clear communication in English, both orally and in writing

  • Must meet the physical requirements of this job

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • ASCP or equivalent certification

  • Ability to work flexible shifts

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on 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.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center,Torrance is proud to be recognized as a Magnet® Designated Hospital. We are the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

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: Day

Job Category: Medical Technologist

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 215028