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Clinical Laboratory Scientist Specialty

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Livingston
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Organization:MMC-Memorial Medical CenterPosition Overview: 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 limited CLS license (e.g. Clinical Chemist Scientist, Clinical Microbiologist Scientist, and Clinical Immunohematologist Scientist)Job Description:EDUCATIONA baccalaureate or higher degree in biological sciences or an equivalent major from an accredited college or university, completing the number of semester and/or quarter units in coursework relevant to the CLS limited license as specified by the California Code of Regulations - Title or equivalent education/experienceOther: Equivalent military experience

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURECLSL-Licensed Clinical Lab Scientist

EXPERIENCE2 years experience as a CLS Limited CLS Trainee.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEDemonstrated knowledge and technical competence in routine specimen collection, preparation, testing applications, laboratory operations, and quality assurance in assigned clinical specialty areas appropriate for licensure; examples Transfusion Service or Microbiology.Ability to organize and prioritize job duties and assigned tasks for completion within expected timeframesAbility to accurately, precisely, and reliably perform job duties and assigned tasks. Demonstrates sound judgment and problem solving relevant to assigned duties.Culturally Competent Communication: Ability to compassionately and effectively interact with patients of diverse ages, backgrounds, values, beliefs and behaviorsWorkflow Management Ability to appropriately respond to: 1) fluctuations in volume; 2) unexpected situations or problems such as equipment or IS failure; 3) shift to-shift hand-offs; 4) STAT test orders; 5) specimen integrity issues 6) regular review of pending logs, priority assignments, etc.Adherence to Practices & Procedures: 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. License/Certifications: CLSL-Licensed Clinical Lab Scientist - California Department of Public HealthEducation:Job Shift:VariedSchedule:Full TimeShift Hours:8Days of the Week:VariableWeekend Requirements:Every other WeekendBenefits:YesUnions:NoPosition Status: Non-ExemptWeekly Hours:40Employee Status:RegularNumber of Openings:1Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans. Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Evenings

Keywords: Sutter Health, Merced , Clinical Laboratory Scientist Specialty, Healthcare , Livingston, California

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