Bring your passion for science and health care to California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS), where these two fields converge. Established to oversee and provide timely access to quality health care in the adult correctional facilities under the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, CCHCS is seeking an adept laboratory technologist to join our organization. Here, in a multidisciplinary setting, your skills and knowledge will contribute greatly to the diagnosis and treatment of our diverse patient population.
In this key position, you will
Perform delicate specimen collection, handling, and testing preparation
Conduct and/or oversee complex technical lab tests and analyses
Furnish training, direction, and competency oversight to lower level lab staff
Research new laws, rules, and regulations regarding lab operations
Review and update current lab policies and procedures, and draft new policies and procedures as needed
Serve as lead over the lab’s quality assurance activities
To thrive in this position, you must have:
Clinical Laboratory Technologist license issued by the State of California, or a license of equal or higher level issued by the State Department of Health Services
Minimum one year experience in comprehensive lab work, which must have included making lab analyses
This opportunity is located at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison (CVSP), in Blythe. This friendly desert community is an outdoor recreational wonderland with 350 days of sunshine to enjoy golfing, tennis, and hiking. The communities of La Quinta, Palm Desert, and Palm Springs make an attractive home base for many of CVSP’s clinical staff and their families.
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes:
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
State of California retirement that vests in 5 years – visit CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
Robust 401(k) and 457 retirement plans
And much more
Take the first step toward joining this outstanding team and apply online today!
About California Correctional Health Care Services - Chuckawalla Valley State Prison
Established to oversee and provide timely access to quality health care in all adult correctional facilities operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in California, California Correctional Health Care Services is seeking dedicated health care professionals to continue this important mission. In return we offer all of the benefits of employment with State of California, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options; generous paid time off; and retirement options that include a pension and 401(k) and 457 accounts. Plus, with locations throughout the state, you’re sure to find your perfect fit!