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Clinical Lab Scientist Supervisor - $10K sign-on bonus

University of California - San Francisco Campus and Health
United States, California, San Francisco
February 21, 2024

Clinical Lab Scientist Supervisor - $10K sign-on bonus

ZSFG Clinical Laboratory - Specimen Collection and Management

Full Time


Job Summary

***New hires are eligible for a $10K sign on bonus***

Under the general direction of the SCM Manager, the incumbent is responsible for the supervision of personnel in the Specimen Collection and Management division of the ZSFG Clinical Laboratory. This includes specimen processing, telephone inquiry and phlebotomy. Responsible for managing and coaching a team of hospital laboratory technicians in a fast-paced environment; maintain adequate staffing levels by scheduling coverage and evaluating workload for 24 hour/7 day operation; assist in updating existing procedures and teaching procedures to employees; assist with quality assurance and performance/process improvement. Collaborate and coordinate with all divisions of the Clinical Laboratory and with all related services at ZSFG, affiliated Hospitals, health centers, clinics and out-reach clients. Assure optimal safety and efficiency of all functions supervised. Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies. For questions, please send email to fe.mallari@ucsf.edu.

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Department Description

The Clinical Laboratory at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital is a UCSF clinical department and provides laboratory testing services for inpatients and outpatients of Zuckerberg San Francisco General or ZSFG, Laguna Honda Hospital, District Health Centers and other facilities under the auspices of the SF Public Health Department. This position performs all duties in a manner that denotes the team concept and reflects the UCSF and ZSFG mission, vision and values.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a chemical, physical or biological science or medical technology (clinical laboratory science) from an accredited institution and minimum of 5 years directly related experience, including 3+ years lead/supv/mgr experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 4+ years work experience as a Licensed CLS performing testing
  • Recent (within the last 5 years) experience performing or supervising testing in a clinical lab
  • Considerable knowledge of clinical laboratory testing
  • Considerable knowledge of common and required quality management practices related to clinical laboratory testing
  • Proficiency with using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Possess computer skills adequate to perform the position responsibilities
  • Possess excellent skills in interpersonal communication, customer service, and conflict management
  • Able to critically analyze information relevant to the responsibilities of the position and effectively communicate findings both verbally and in written reports
  • Able to write clear and understandable technical procedures
  • Able to effectively teach, coach, assess competency, and provide high-quality feed-back for staff and students
  • Able to effectively facilitate the implementation of process changes in a complex environment
  • Able to work independently, under pressure; recognize and resolve problems while maintaining a high level of organization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a high-volume computerized lab
  • Experience supervising personnel in a collective bargaining environment
  • Proficiency with using Sunquest laboratory information system
  • Experience with using laboratory-related analytical software programs
  • Experience with using electronic document management software


  • Possession of a California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License issued by the State Department of Health

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world's leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

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

006569 CLIN LAB SUPV 2

Job Category

Allied Health, Clinical Labs

Bargaining Unit

99 - Policy-Covered (No Bargaining Unit)

Employee Class





Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG)



Shift Length

8 Hours

Additional Shift Details

Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:30pm