Clinical lab Scientist

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/03/18 by Nina Mathews
Confidential Company
Rancho Mirage, CA
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/03/18 Nina Mathews

We are looking for Clinical lab Scientist for our client in Rancho Mirage, CA

Job Title: Clinical lab Scientist

Job Location: Rancho Mirage, CA

Job Type: Contract - 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

Shift:

  • CLS - Travel- 4 x 10 hr shifts, night shift, 6 pm-6:30 am 
  • Sunday through Wednesday in ED Stat Lab

Education:

  • Required: CA approved equivalency of CLS
  • Preferred: BS and 12 month internship at school of med technology

Licensure/Certification:

  • Required: CA state license
  • Preferred: ASCP or equivalent

Experience:

  • Preferred: Cerner LIS experience

Responsibility: 

  • Performs, verifies and reports laboratory tests. Supervises and verifies work of non-licensed personnel. Performs Lab Assistant and Lab Technical Aide responsibilities as required. Provides appropriate education for staff and students.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
  • Orders and processes laboratory requests in accordance with established procedures within acceptable turnaround time
  • Collects and processes all necessary paper work, assuring appropriate reporting
  • Assists in ordering, maintaining, and restocking of supplies
  • Recognizes critical test results and informs appropriate individual in a timely manner
  • Utilizes Laboratory Information System as appropriate
  • Determines specimen/control/patient result acceptability
  • Performs proficiency testing as assigned
  • Complies with hospital and Laboratory safety policies and procedures
  • Complies with all State and federal regulations
  • Maintains awareness of workflow utilizing various tools(Workcenter Pending, Cerner 911, 912, 123 as needed) to achieve optimal department test turnaround times for priority orders(STAT, Timed, Am Run, inpatient.)
  • Performs or verifies quality control, validation, and calibration for instruments.

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