Clinical Lab Scientist
Company: Providence Health & Services
Posted on: August 5, 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) Job Summary: 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 the laboratory.
- 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
- 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 Laboratory Scientist.
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
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