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Clinical Lab Scientist Specialist – Days

University of California, San Francisco

Clinical Lab – Point of Care Testing

Full Time


Job Summary

Responsible for monitoring, developing, and/or modifying all aspects of Point-of-Care Testing at approved POC testing locations for both Waived and Non-Waived tests. Responsibilities include:

  • Oversees the daily operations of Point-of-Care and related testing.

  • Operates and troubleshooting of Point-of-Care instruments and equipment.

  • Performing monthly, quarterly, and semiannually audits at POC testing locations, generating monthly QC statistic reports.

  • Monitoring POC quality control results and assuring appropriate corrective action is taken.  Auditing QC logs and POC compliance activities.

  • Providing staff training of both non-waived and waived POC and competency validation.

  • Writes and updates test procedures.

  • Troubleshooting POC software, tracking POC instruments, and implementation of new POC sites to include installation and instrument connectivity.

  • Duties also include licensure application and renewal, information management, quality assurance, proficiency testing, validation studies.

Work days and hours are subject to change reflecting POCT’s needs.  Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, 9:00-5:30 pm.
Weekend and holiday work on a rotation basis may be required. Overtime may be required and will be compensated by overtime pay. Either compensatory time off or overtime pay is taken in accordance with policies of the University and the Clinical Laboratories at the UCSF Medical Center.

May be required to work at other laboratory sites (Parnassus, Mission Bay, China Basin, Mt. Zion) as needed.

The POCT Sr. Specialist work along with POCT Specialists in Parnassus and Mission Bay. They report to the POCT Supervisor and Sr. Supervisor.

The final salary and offer components are subject to additional approvals based on UC policy.

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Department Description

Clinical Lab – Point of Care Testing

Required Qualifications

  • College Graduate with a BS or BA in a related science
  • Valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license.
  • 2 Years recent experience in clinical laboratory
  • Demonstrated superior theoretical knowledge, technical judgment and skills and the ability to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Assumes responsibilities for keeping abreast of technical developments through current literature review.  As requested by a POCT Supervisor, evaluates new procedures and makes recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ASCP or ASMT desirable
  • Experience with current Chemistry and/or Hematology automated equipment.
  • Experience with current POCT equipment.
  • Experience in technical training and competency assessment of healthcare professionals.
  • Experience in statistical analysis of new methods.
  • Experience in high-volume hospital clinical laboratory setting
  • Writing SOP.
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.


  • Valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license or temporary license pending passing the next scheduled licensure exam.

About UCSF

At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Job Code and Payroll Title


Job Category

Allied Health, Clinical Labs

Bargaining Unit

University Professional and Technical Employees – Health Care Professionals Unit (UPTE-HX)


Parnassus Heights (SF)

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