Sutter Health Clinical Laboratory Scientist in Modesto, California
MMC-Memorial Medical Center
Executes procedures in assigned areas of the Laboratory to deliver accurate results in a timely manner. Maintains competence to perform pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic procedures on biological specimens to aid health care providers in the diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and prevention of disease. Performs a variety of basic and complex Laboratory procedures, including phlebotomy, specimen processing, quality control, quality assurance, and waived, moderate or high complexity testing (as classified by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments - CLIA). If assigned to the Transfusion Service, performs moderate or high complexity testing and other duties such as blood inventory management, blood product preparation, and issuing blood products for transfusion. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure patient privacy and maintain the highest level of safety and reliability in testing. Note: Assignments and scope of duties are consistent with type of license - either a CLS - Generalist or one of the limited CLS license (e.g. Clinical Chemist Scientist, Clinical Microbiologist Scientist, and Clinical Immunohematologist Scientist)
Job Description :
Bachelor's: degree in biology or related science
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
CLSL-Licensed Clinical Lab Scientist
2 years experience as a CLS Generalist Trainee or a Limited CLS Trainee.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Demonstrated knowledge and technical competence in routine specimen collection, preparation, testing applications, laboratory operations, and quality assurance in one or more assigned clinical specialty areas; examples: Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Hematology/Coagulation, Urinalysis and Transfusion Service.
Ability to accurately, precisely, and reliably perform job duties and assigned tasks. Demonstrates sound judgment and problem solving relevant to assigned duties.
Ability to compassionately and effectively interact with patients of diverse ages, backgrounds, values, beliefs and behaviors
Workflow Management Ability to appropriately respond to:
1) Fluctuations in volume;
2) Unexpected situations or problems such as equipment or information systems failure;
3) Shift-to-Shift hand-offs;
4) STAT test orders;
5) Specimen integrity issues
6) Regular review of pending logs, priority assignments, etc.
Ability to follow standard practices, processes, and procedures in sequence. Knowledge of applicable local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies, and procedures aimed at ensuring the privacy and safety of patients.
Knowledge of applicable local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies, and procedures aimed at ensuring the privacy and safety of patients.
Ability to organize and prioritize job duties and assigned tasks for completion within expected timeframes
CLSL-Licensed Clinical Lab Scientist - California Department of Public Health
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Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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