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Providence Clinical Laboratory Scientist II in Mission Hills, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Clinical Laboratory Scientist II (On Call/Days) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, California.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

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

Qualifications:

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.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Microbiologist

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 265361

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