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Clinical Lab Scientist

Company: Integrated Resources, Inc
Location: Salinas
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:


The Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) works under the supervision of the Section Supervisor. Under General supervision, contributes to the quality of patient diagnosis and treatment by performing technical and complex laboratory analysis in one or more sections of the Laboratory. Recognizes deviations from expected results, analyzes problems and modifies procedures to eliminate technical problems. Serves as a resource person for other hospital staff by answering questions and solving problems for peers and others. May be asked to assume the responsibility of a Section Supervisor in their absence. Performs other laboratory duties as assigned. 1. Assists physicians in the diagnosis of disease and treatment of patients by performing technical and complex laboratory tests, following established laboratory procedures. May work in more than one of the following areas: Arterial Blood Gases, Chemistry, Bench Chemistry, Blood Bank, Hematology, Histology, Microbiology, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Urinalysis. 2. Performs quality control procedures and documents the test results. 3. Takes appropriate actions to correct out of control results and documents the actions taken. 4. Serves as a resource for others: answers questions, resolves technical irregularities, and correlates new procedures. 5. May be asked to supervise personnel and technical operations in a laboratory section in the absence of an on site supervisor. 6. Performs instrument checks and preventative maintenance on laboratory instruments and makes minor repairs if needed. Documents all work performed and actions taken. 7. Reports normal and abnormal test results as established by Pathology and Hospital procedures. 8. Uses the Laboratory computers to edit, inquire, receive specimens, enter test results, and print results. 9. Receives patient specimens and prepares them for analysis; also collects certain specimens. 10. Adheres to the established Hospital safety standards by following safety procedures and reports any unsafe conditions immediately to the supervisor or department head. 11. Applies the Hospitals Policies and Procedures regarding guest relations. 12. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Experience: At least one year of experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist is required.

California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License/ASCP - Required Current BLS/Healthcare status as per American Heart Association standards - Preferred
**A CLS generalist for Chemistry and Hematology, is familiar with Meditech**
California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License

Keywords: Integrated Resources, Inc, Salinas , Clinical Lab Scientist, Healthcare , Salinas, California

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