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Clinical Laboratory Scientist I - Microbiology (Per Diem)

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Sunol
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

We are so glad you are interested in joining Sutter Health! -Organization:SSL-Sutter Shared Lab-BayPosition 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)

**Sign-On Bonus Available to external candidates - in accordance with Sutter Health policy**Job Description:EDUCATIONBachelor's: degree in biology or related scienceCERTIFICATION & LICENSURECLSL-Licensed Clinical Lab ScientistEXPERIENCEPreferred experience as typically acquired in 2 years as a CLS Generalist Trainee or a Limited CLS Trainee.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEDemonstrated 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 behaviorsWorkflow 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 issues6) 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 timeframesLicense/Certifications:CLSL-Licensed Clinical Lab Scientist - California Department of Public HealthEducation:Bachelor's (Required)Job Shift:EveningsSchedule:Per Diem/CasualShift Hours:8Days of the Week:VariableWeekend Requirements:Rotating WeekendsBenefits:NoUnions:NoPosition Status: Non-ExemptWeekly Hours:1Employee Status:Per Diem/CasualNumber of Openings:1Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.Schedule/Shift: Per Diem/Casual/ Nights

Keywords: Sutter Health, San Francisco , Clinical Laboratory Scientist I - Microbiology (Per Diem), Healthcare , Sunol, California

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