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Laboratory IT Specialist
  • Location: Encino, CA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #15676

Lighthouse Lab Services is seeking a highly experienced Laboratory IT Specialist in the San Fernando Valley region in Los Angeles, CA! 


The Lab IT Specialist assists in the operation of the clinical laboratory by overseeing the operation of the Laboratory Information System (LIS), and assisting in the operation and monitoring of the other company Ordering Entry Systems. 


This position reports directly to the Director of the Laboratory.


  • Always communicates concerns and problems accurately to appropriate personnel in a timely manner.

  • Always maintains adequate supplies.

  • Ensures the continuous and effective operation of the LIS through appropriate programming and back-up systems.

  • Always identifies and solves LIS problems.  Documents what was done to solve those problems.

  • Ensures the continuous and effective operation of the LIS through appropriate programming and back-up systems.

  • Ensures the continuous and effective operation of the LIS through performance of required maintenance procedures.

  • Always creates and maintains various test parameters, profiles, reporting ranges and other database information that is required to operate the system

  • Always develops and maintains policies and procedures to ensure the timely printing of various in-lab and remote interim reports.

  • Respects and maintains the confidentiality of patient records and uses complete discretion when discussing patient matters.

  • Because the LIS crosses laboratory/company boundaries, always demonstrates tact and diplomacy with co-workers both inter- and intra-departmentally.

  • Always completes special projects and assignments in an accurate, efficient, and thorough manner.

  • Recognizes and responds to priorities, accepts changes and new ideas.  Has insight into problems and the ability to develop workable alternatives.

  • Other Duties as Assigned


  1. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, A Master Degree is preferred.

  2. At least 2 years of experience working with a laboratory information system.

  3. Work well under time of stress.

  4. Have excellent organizational and communication skills.

  5. Familiar with laboratory functions.

  6. Excellent interpersonal skills

  7. Excellent writing skills

  8. Good follow-through and completion of tasks and projects

  9. Can utilize all aspects of Microsoft Office.

  10. Ability to multi-task under pressure


Current CA CLS License preferred 

Possession of a current valid California driver's license


About Us: 
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 18 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry-level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.
It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 844-334-1658 | lighthouselabservices.com

#CP JOB ID: 15676

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