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Pacific Diagnostic Laboratories (PDL), LLC, is a for-profit, Joint Commission-accredited clinical laboratory established in 2007 to meet the community’s need for local, high-quality testing.


Located in Santa Barbara, our goal is to provide the Central Coast and Southern California regions with the high-quality laboratory services, as well as an unmatched level of customer service.

Our Workforce

PDL is comprised of over 350 individuals dedicated to providing quality laboratory services spanning both Hospital and Outreach patient care settings.

Positions include:

  • Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS)
  • Cytotechnologists (CT)
  • Histotechnicians (HT)
  • Pathologists
  • Laboratory Assistants
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technicians (CPT)
  • Client Service Representatives
  • Couriers
  • Sales Representatives

PDL is committed to attracting and retaining employees who share our dedication to professionalism and providing quality service. We strive to maintain an environment of engagement in which you are encouraged to share ideas and be a part of planning and implementation of initiatives, as well as provide feedback to help us achieve our goals and continue to enhance our services.


At PDL, we rely on the contributions, creativity, and skills of our employees to make us the best we can be. We offer competitive compensation and benefits including premium medical benefits, 401(K) plan, tax savings accounts, rental and mortgage assistance, and relocation packages.

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Come join Pacific Diagnostic Laboratories' friendly team of healthcare professionals. Click the link below to view our current openings.

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PDL is committed to continuing education and offers tuition reimbursement for qualifying programs. Additionally, we offer a Clinical Laboratory Scientist Training program.

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Training Program

Pacific Diagnostic Laboratories, LLC (PDL) offers Clinical Laboratory Scientist Training Program. The School of Clinical Laboratory Science prepares students to take the certification exams given by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Registry and National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel. View details on the program or complete an application.

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Move your career to the next step with Pacific Diagnostic Laboratories. Search available opportunities to join our team along with Cottage Health.

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