Clinical Laboratory Scientist Generalist
Company: Sutter Health
Location: Union City
Posted on: September 19, 2022
Organization: MPHS-Mills-Peninsula Medical Center Position
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
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
Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required
degree or diploma.
Bachelor's: degree in biology or related science
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
CLC-generalist or applicable specialty license
2 years recent relevant experience.
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
Ability to organize and prioritize job duties and assigned tasks
for completion within expected timeframes
- Job Shift: Varied Schedule: Per Diem/Casual Shift Hours: 8 Days
of the Week: Variable Weekend Requirements: One Weekend Shift a
month Benefits: No Unions: No Position Status: Non-Exempt Weekly
Hours: 0 Employee Status: Per Diem/Casual Number of Openings: 1
Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers
EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans. Schedule/Shift: Per Diem/Casual/
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