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Clinical Lab Scientist

Company: Providence
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

**Description****We are looking for a Clinical Laboratory Scientist for the Clinical Laboratory Providence Petaluma Valley Hospital.**Location: Petaluma, CAWork Schedule: Per DiemShift: 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.**Essential Functions:**+ 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 procedure.+ 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.**Skills:**+ Knowledge and aptitude for basic computer and secretarial skills.+ Answer telephone, demonstrating telephone etiquette.+ Organization and problem-solving skills.+ Evaluative and interpretive skills.+ Adapts to rapidly changing conditions in the work environment.+ 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.**About Providence**At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.**Requsition ID:** SR357921 **Company:** Providence Jobs **Job Category:** Clinical Laboratory **Job Function:** Clinical Care **Schedule:** Part time **Shift:** Variable **Career Track:** Clinical Professional **Department:** 7821 CLINICAL LAB PV MAIN **Address:** CA Petaluma 400 N McDowell BlvdProvidence 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.

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