Tri-City Medical Center


FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Work Schedule
M-F; weekends as needed
Cost Center/Dept
7500 - Laboratory

Job Locations




Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.


Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.


Position Summary:  

Supervises and coordinates the clinical operation of the laboratory during the assigned shift to ensure the provision of quality patient care.  This position is accountable for staffing coordination and resource utilization of the PM and night shifts to ensure the delivery of laboratory services to meet organizational strategic goals.


Major Position Responsibilities 

The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.

  • Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements.
  • Supervises the laboratory staff on the assigned shift.
  • Coordinates staff and resources to meet lab turn around time and other performance goals.
  • Ensures organized shift transition.
  • Helps to identify barriers to the achievement of service goals.
  • Identifies issues and recurrent problems that lead to the staff’s inability to effectively improve clinical outcomes or work efficiently. Collaborates with the laboratory management to provide solutions and resources for resolution.
  • Assists lab management to ensure high level of professional practice and maintains lab services according to policies, procedures and standards.
  • Assists lab management in quality and safety requirements and initiatives of the clinical laboratory.
  • Performs additional duties as may be assigned by the Operations Manager.


  • Must a have a minimum of six years recent experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist in a clinical laboratory.
  • Two years of experience in a leadership position is preferred.
  • Be capable of applying excellent judgment and communication skills to the job.


  • Meets education requirements for CLS licensure, required.


  • Valid California license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist required


Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.


**To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**


TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.



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