Providence Health & Services Clinical Laboratory Scientist II in Mission Hills, California
Providence is calling a Clinical Laboratory Scientist II (Full-Time/Variable Shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, California.
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We are seeking a Clinical Laboratory Scientist II who will perform routine laboratory testing and analysis that require well developed, cognitive, manipulative and problem solving skills for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Attendant activities include operating test equipment, monitoring the quality of testing, and verifying and reporting test results. Perform more complex test procedures in one or more sections. May be responsible for the technical supervision of a specific section of shift in the absence of the Clinical Specialist and Technologist III.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, safety, environmental, and infection control policies
Perform all required procedures and demonstrates proper techniques as outlined in the section procedure manual. Performs more technically complex procedures
Receive blood specimens sent to the laboratory or draws blood from patients by venipuncture, observing strict principles of asepsis and antisepsis to prevent infection of the patient and contamination of the specimens
Centrifuges blood specimens in the test tubes and capillary tubes to separate cells and sediment from blood serum
Calibrate, standardize, and monitor instruments using appropriate criteria as defined in the section procedure manual and maintains related records. Troubleshoot erratic data and equipment malfunctions
Prepares solutions and reagents used in blood tests
Maintain proper patient/sample identification and test results. Record all test results on worksheets and/or LIS. Notifies Clinical Specialist of abnormal results requiring intervention before reporting
Assist in inventory control to help control costs
Assist in the orientation training of new employees and rotating technologists
Responsible for technical supervision in the absence of Clinical Specialist and Medical Technologist III
Display positive, professional, and service-oriented demeanor when communicating with patients, medical staff, and other departments as well as with other customers utilizing our services
Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops
Attend meetings as required
Required qualifications for this position include:
Sufficient for license
CA licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- At least 2 years experience
About the hospital you will serve. Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.
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Job Category: Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Microbiologist
Location: California-Mission Hills
Req ID: 292075