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Providence Clinical Laboratory Scientist in Burbank, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Per-Diem/Variable Shift) at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

We are seeking a Clinical Laboratory Scientist who will be responsible for performing superior customer satisfaction, ensuring the highest quality care and service. Perform a wide range of procedures including procedures of high complexity in at least three laboratory sections where one of the sections is blood bank/transfusion services.

In this position you will:

  • SERVICE:

  • Promote patient, physician, customer and employee satisfaction by personal example, treating all contacts with respect

  • Support and participate in activities that foster customer service

  • Communicate and follow the organizational chain of command for notification of patient care/service issues, when appropriate

  • PEOPLE:

  • Maintain required applicable licensure, certification and education

  • Attend and successfully completes general and department orientation, in-service programs and the annual key competencies and mandatory update requirements

  • Participate actively in department staff meetings

  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communications

  • Demonstrate knowledge and perform work that is consistent with established age-specific policies and procedures, including but not limited to, identifying the need for additional safety measures, or activities that place patients at risk, specimen collection, processing and selection of appropriate equipment in all phases of testing (pre, analytical and post). Communicate pertinent age-specific information to all clients when needed. Communicate effectively in a clear, concise, understandable manner

  • Perform automated and manual procedures, applying quality control procedures to establish validity: a) General Laboratory that includes Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Blood Bank, Immunology and Serology or b) Microbiology

  • Review, release and report test results, recognizing unexpected and notifiable results and taking appropriate actions

  • Collect specimens and take them to the laboratory for analysis, using appropriate or specified equipment for collecting and handling specimens appropriate for their priority and stability. Follows established labeling policies and procedures

  • Oversee, coordinate and assume the validity of technical functions and activities of unlicensed staff

  • Perform all calibration, quality control and take appropriate corrective action when required, prepare reagents, instrument check and preventive maintenance and maintains related records

  • Troubleshoot problems related to methodology, systems and instrumentation

  • Perform all appropriate computer-related functions, including monitoring and following up reports such as incomplete worklists, critical result logs, etc.

  • Follow through on established policies and procedures related to monitoring workflow and staffing levels as directed by Laboratory Supervisor or Director

  • Request, monitor and stock supplies as necessary to keep materials on hand at all times

  • Demonstrate willingness & ability to float to areas within their scope of practice as necessary

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • California licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist

  • Current LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two (2) years of experience after Clinical Lab Scientist licensure as a Generalist or Microbiologist

About the hospital you will serve. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.

Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

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: Variable

Job Category: Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Microbiologist

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 270230

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