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2/3/2017
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CLIN LAB SCIENTIST - HEMATOLOGY/URINALYSIS
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian | Newport Coast, California
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Job Description

The Clinical Lab Scientist performs a range of standard and/or technically demanding procedures in one or more of the Clinical Laboratory disciplines exercising initiative and independent judgment. Communicates technical or general information to their manager, director, & medical staff. May provide instruction in the basic theory, technical skills and application of laboratory test procedures. May provide functional supervision to support personnel.

 

Performance of analytical procedures:

  • Performs a range of standard procedures in one or more of the clinical laboratory disciplines.
  • Recognizes critical or significant findings.
  • Operates instruments and other equipment following established procedures.
  • Performs calibration, standardization and maintenance of laboratory instruments and equipment.
  • Performs simple trouble-shooting activities according to established guidelines.
  • Disseminates laboratory test information in a timely manner.
  • Utilizes the laboratory information system or other established systems to verify and document results.

Performance of quality management & performance improvement:

  • Demonstrates behaviors that support performance improvement activities.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles and practices of quality management and performance improvement.
  • Monitors accuracy and precision of laboratory tests personally performed.
  • Adheres to quality control protocols to assure accuracy of results.
  • Review new procedures and instructions as needed.
  • Documents nonconforming events.

 Education and training:

  • Maintains competence and professional development.
  • Maintains license, certification or registration as required.
  • Actively participates in continuing education programs.
  • Involved in education of student clinical laboratory technicians/scientists.

Clinical Care:

  • Ensure that quality patient care is delivered to all patients on a 24-hour basis, and the unit is maintained in accordance with professional and regulatory standards and the philosophy and goals of Hoag.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology or related science.
  • Zero to two (0-2) years of experience.
  • Clinical Scientist License.
  • Registration or Certification Required.
  • Valid California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License.
  • ASCP Board of Registry certification as General and working knowledge of laboratory medicine and detailed knowledge of one or more of the following areas: transfusion medicine, microbiology, chemistry, hematology and coagulation testing.      
  • Skilled in reading documents written in Standard English as well as scientific documents such as CLSI guidelines.
  • Skilled in writing technical reports.
  • Skilled at speaking using appropriate vocabulary and grammar such to ensure information is obtained and policies and procedures are understood.
  • Skilled in the use of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions.
  • Knowledge of the metric system.
  • Word processing skill to prepare reports.
  • Knowledge of where to go within the organization for information and ability to judge what information should be passed on to others includes management.
  • Good communication, customer service and teamwork skills.

 

Job Preferences:

  • Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Information systems with emphasis on Microsoft applications.
  • Medical Technologist or certification in appropriate area.

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About Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Located on the bayside bluffs overlooking Newport Beach, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian stands atop the list of the finest medical facilities in Southern California. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is a 511-bed acute care, not-for-profit hospital that provides a quality work environment and quality lifestyle. This unique combination provides an enriching environment like no other.

A quality work environment and quality lifestyle enables our nurses to chart a satisfying course for every area of their lives - professional, family, friends and personal pursuits. Along with Hoag's commitment and family-oriented approach to providing the highest quality patient care, there is an indisputable pride in the way we fulfill our healing mission.

We invite you to be a part of the dynamic and rewarding career opportunities available at our top-rated medical facility, while enjoying the added luxury of the renowned Southern California lifestyle.

Take a look inside and we believe you'll see why there is no place like Hoag.

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