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Clinical Lab Microbiology Technologist - High Pay

  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #3798

Do you have a BS in Public Health Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry or similar science degree and certification as a CLS, MTE or PHM? This Clinical Lab Microbiology Technologist role could be the perfect jump to your career path!

We're looking for a passionate Microbiology Technologist to join the San Diego, CA team:
– 2nd shift, Monday – Friday from 3:30pm – 12:00am, with alternating weekends
– Microbiology generalist role
– 1+ years of clinical laboratory experience with some being within microbiology.

What You'll Do:

The Microbiology Technologist performs routine medical laboratory tests essential for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease, and will include aspects such as:

  • Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental procedures.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make technical decisions regarding testing and problem solving.
  • Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls.
  • Set up, adjust, maintain and clean medical laboratory equipment.
  • Analyze the results of tests and experiments to ensure conformity to specifications, using special mechanical and electrical devices.
  • Analyze, gather and record test data to issue reports that use charts, graphs and narratives.
  • Obtain specimens, cultivating, isolating and identifying microorganisms for analysis.
  • May examine cells stained with dye to locate abnormalities.
  • Consult with a pathologist to determine a final diagnosis when abnormal cells are found.

What You'll Bring:

  • BS in Public Health Microbiology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory, or a similar science degree.
  • At least 1 year of Clinical lab experience, with some of that being within Microbiology.
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS – CA License), Microbiology Technologist (MTE – CA license), or Public Health in Microbiology (PHM) is required.
  • Ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results.
  • Basic knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries and diseases.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with Laboratory Information Systems is a plus.

The compensation for this position is anticipated to be between $60.00 – $70.00 per hour, dependent upon experience and certifications.

Take the next big step in your career and Apply Now!
Questions? Contact Sophie DeRepentigny directly at

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