Clinical Lab Scientist
Company: St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health
Posted on: June 21, 2022
**We are looking for a Clinical Laboratory Scientist for the
Clinical Laboratory Department at NorCal HealthConnect.**
Location: Petaluma, CA
Work Schedule: Per Diem - 40 Biweekly Hours
Shift: 8-hour, Days (Variable Shifts)
Performs a wide variety of clinical laboratory tests classified as
waived, moderate and high complexity tests and procedures according
to established standards; maintains and calibrates highly
scientific equipment; serves as a resource to others relative to
technical questions; participates in QC/QA activities relative to
+ Perform lab specimen testing for all ages of patients in order to
provide accurate and timely diagnostic data in accordance with
established procedures and policies.
+ Evaluate the validity of results to determine if the value is
outside the expected norms and documents and verbally reports all
panic and critical test results to patient care area according to
+ Perform quality control studies, calibration, and equipment
maintenance to ensure accuracy of clinical lab data; recognize and
report problems and document corrective action.
+ Demonstrate effective organization and set appropriate priorities
by completing assignments within prescribed timeframes.
+ Contributes to the effective communication needs of the
department by providing timely and accurate communication in a
positive manner, assisting callers or visitors.
+ Maintain a safe, clean environment for all members of the health
care team including collecting and disposing of specimens and other
contaminated material according to established procedure with
adherence to standards of infection control and blood/body fluid
precautions and protective equipment when necessary.
+ Demonstrate and maintain commitment for self- growth and
competency including completion of all mandatory education
requirements according to hospital and department standards and
state licensing standards.
+ Participates in department activities, provide input into staff
discussion, problem solving effort and follow-up.
+ Effectively uses all computer equipment, programs, and instrument
interfaces related to departmental operating functions.
+ Knowledge and aptitude for basic computer and secretarial
+ Answer telephone, demonstrating telephone etiquette.
+ Organization and problem-solving skills.
+ Evaluative and interpretive skills.
+ Adapts to rapidly changing conditions in the work
+ Communication skills, both verbal and written.
+ Interpersonal skills.
+ Knowledge of medical terminology and troubleshooting and
maintaining sophisticated lab instruments.
**Minimum Position Requirements:**
**Education:** Coursework/Training - 1 year internship in an
approved Medical Technology program.
**Licenses/Certifications:** California state license as a Clinical
**Preferred Position Qualifications:**
**Experience:** 1 year experience in a clinical laboratory in an
acute care laboratory.
Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has worked for decades to
improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay
region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph
of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950.
Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters to those we
serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute,
outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma
County facilities aligned with Providence include the 278-bed Santa
Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center.
In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and 43-bed
Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates of
Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers,
Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the
Annadel Medical Group doing business as St. Joseph Health Medical
Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network (post-acute care
services). We act as a regional referral hub for outlying
hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care,
education to promote health and prevent chronic disease,
rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and
more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the
area.Providence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to
all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
In addition to federal law requirements, Providence complies with
applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in
employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,
layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and
training.Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to
employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis"
to fill in for staff vacancies.
Company: Sonoma County Entities
Category: Clinical Laboratory Scientist/ Microbiologist
Req ID: R357921
Keywords: St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health, Petaluma , Clinical Lab Scientist, Healthcare , Petaluma, California
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