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Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Sierra Nevada Mem-Miners Hosp Grass Valley, California
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Requisition ID 2022-248876 Employment Type Full Time Department Clinical Laboratory Services Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Evening Weekly Schedule 2pm-2230 every other weekend Remote No Category Laboratory
Overview

Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital is a 104-bed not-for-profit hospital located in Grass Valley California. The hospital has been providing compassionate quality health care to residents and visitors of western Nevada County since 1958. As an affiliate of the nationally recognized Dignity Health system we ensure the highest standard of health care to our patients and have access to important regional resources throughout the system including the Dignity Health Heart & Vascular Institute the Dignity Health Neurological Institute of Northern California and the Dignity Health Cancer Institute of Greater Sacramento. With 787 employees 101 active medical staff and 21 Emergency Department beds Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital continually implements and upgrades its technology and recruits employees who understand the vital importance of kindness and compassion in the healing process.


Responsibilities

Clinical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for all functions in the Laboratory relative to the performance of laboratory tests to provide data in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, including analyzing specimens on automated equipment. Clinical Laboratory Scientist also maintains and troubleshoots laboratory equipment.

1.1 Analyzes various samples in all departments of the Laboratory, following standard procedures.
1.2 Assesses the validity of results obtained according to age and sex, accurately records and reports results.
1.3 Documents problems in the Laboratory and solves and/or suggest corrective action(s).
1.4 Performs routine calibration and adjustment of equipment, checks standardization curves.
1.5 Receives or obtains specimens for laboratory analysis.
1.6 Performs and assesses quality control with each test to verify accuracy and reproducibility of tests; if out of control, takes corrective action.
1.7 Assists in instructing or supervising of less skilled laboratory personnel; may direct the daily activities in the absence of the manager.
1.8 Performs preventive maintenance on laboratory instruments and equipment.
1.9 Assists in preparing reagents and solutions and in maintaining an adequate level of reagents and supplies.
1.10 Administers and reads skin tests.
1.11 Ensures compliance with state, CAP and JCAHO regulations.


Qualifications

REQUIRES:

  • Knowledge of laboratory and section policies and procedure. Knowledge of laboratory instrumentation.
  • Current California CLS license
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