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Clinical Laboratory Scientist II - Per Diem (Microbiology)

San Joaquin General Hospital

Recruitment #0620-RH4002-TM


This examination is being given to fill one per-diem vacancy in the Laboratory Department at San Joaquin General Hospital. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.


The position is in the Microbiology section of the Laboratory with a work shift of 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM or 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.  Incumbent must be available to work at least two 8-hour shifts per week or as needed by the department.  The ideal candidate for this vacancy should possess Microbiology experience.  Incumbent in this position will also be required to rotate weekends as needed by the department.


NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.


·  Makes a variety of microbiological examinations of specimens such as feces, urine, sputum and body fluids, including initial isolation of organisms, identification of organisms, antibiotic susceptibility testing of the organism and identification of parasites.

·  Makes biochemical analyses of blood and other fluids to determine the quantitative presence of creatinine, glucose, protein, calcium and other chemical components.

·  Makes qualitative biochemical and microscopic analyses of urine specimens.

·  Performs hematological examinations such as complete blood counts, differential counts, sedimentation rates, coagulation studies, platelet an reticulocytes counts, and bone marrow preparations.

·  Performs immunohematological examinations such as blood typing and cross-matching.

·  Performs immunological examinations such as detection of antibodies in disease, radioimmunoassay, immunodiffusion, and other similar examinations.

·  Performs special procedures required such as glucose tolerance tests, kidney function tests, and other similar tests.

·  Participates in developmental work for new tests and procedures.

·  Performs quality control procedures, equipment maintenance, and recordkeeping as required in the performance of tests and examinations; may assume responsibility for specialized tasks such as quality control reporting.

·  May collect specimens from patients for tests and examinations.

·  May act as lead worker over other laboratory employees and laboratory trainees.


Experience:  One-year equivalent to Clinical Laboratory Scientist I in San Joaquin County.

Licenses and Certificates:  Possession of a valid license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist issued by the State of California Department of Health.

Note:  Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application.


The principles, methods, materials, techniques and terminology of biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, hematology, immunohematology, and clinical microscopy as related to medical technology; recent developments, current literature, and sources of information in medical technology.


Perform assigned tasks according to prescribed procedures; make accurate observations and records of test result; interpret test data and draw logical conclusions; correlate test results and evaluate validity; follow oral and written instructions in precise detail; perform examinations using manual or modern automated methodology; collect specimens from patients with skill, patience and tact; communicate effectively, orally and in writing; establish effective working relationships with physicians, hospital staff, and others; act as a lead worker over others; use initiative and be innovative in setting up new procedures.


Apply Online:

By mail or in person:  

San Joaquin County Human Resources

44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330

Stockton, CA 95202                                  


Office hours:               
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.

Phone:  (209) 468-3370 


Job Line:

For current employment opportunities please call our 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. 

When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).  

San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.

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San Joaquin County
Human Resources Division  Stockton, CA 95202
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