Kaiser Permanente Clinical Research & Development in Chino Hills, California

Responsible for new clinical test development and improvements to existing methods; handles complex projects that involve the identification, assessment and development of scientific concepts and technologies and leads a team of professional and support personnel.

Essential Responsibilities: - Researches new and improved clinical laboratory methodologies. - Develops or validates new procedures, performs cost analysis, and evaluates their robustness and the feasibility of their implementation. - Presents recommendations to laboratory management. - Documents procedures. - Trains staff in new methodologies. - Creates and implements training protocols. - Provides technical expertise and problem-solving in methods of analytical and clinical chemistry. - Demonstrates statistical analysis skills and proficiency with LC-MS, GC-MS, IR and atomic absorption and spectroscopy. - Keeps current with the technical literature and through attendance and presentation at scientific and clinical meetings. - Accountable for the implementation and interface of new equipment with existing technology, in conjunction with vendors and laboratory information system (LIS) staff. - Develops proficiency in platform-specific software to create protocols for quantitative measurement, quality control, and transmission of test orders and results. - Assesses current and proposed process flow(s). - Recommends, creates and implements improvements in those processes. - Consults internally and externally with clinical laboratory scientists, clinicians and providers on technical issues and aspects of test selection and interpretation. - Supports and coordinates Regional Laboratory, inter-facility and inter-regional projects. - Develops and implements projects that span a wide scope of clinical laboratory disciplines.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum two (2) years of post-graduate clinical laboratory experience with distinguished track record. Education - Bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory science or related field required. License, Certification, Registration - N/A

Additional Requirements: - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications: - Valid current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist or limited specialty license highly desirable.

  • Master's degree in analytical chemistry or clinical laboratory science sub discipline with extensive course work in the appropriate sciences, including analytical chemistry, mathematics, physics, and statistics preferred.

  • PhD preferred.

Notes: - May need to travel to other Regional Reference Laboratory locations as needed.

COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Clinical Research & DevelopmentLOCATION Chino Hills, CAREQNUMBER 626070

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.