Providence Health & Services Clinical Laboratory Scientist II in Tarzana, California
Providence is calling a Clinical Laboratory Scientist ll (Per diem/Variable shift) to Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.
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We are seeking Clinical Laboratory Scientist ll who will be responsible for performing superior customer satisfaction, ensuring the highest quality care and service. Performs a wide range of procedures including procedures of high complexity in at least three laboratory sections where one of the sections is blood bank/transfusion services.
In this position you will:
Promote patient, physician, customer and employee satisfaction by personal example, treating all contacts with respect
Support and participate in activities that foster customer service
Communicate and follow the organizational chain of command for notification of patient care/service issues, when appropriate
Maintain required applicable licensure, certification and education
Attend and successfully complete general and department orientation, in-service programs and the annual key competencies and mandatory update requirementt
Participate actively in department staff meetings
Demonstrate effective verbal and written communications
Demonstrate knowledge and perform work that is consistent with established age-specific policies and procedures, including but not limited to, identifying the need for additional safety measures, or activities that place patients at risk, specimen collection, processing and selection of appropriate equipment in all phases of testing (pre, analytical and post). Communicate pertinent age-specific information to all clients when needed. Communicate effectively in a clear, concise, understandable manner
Perform automated and manual procedures, applying quality control procedures to establish validity: a) General Laboratory that includes Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Blood Bank, Immunology and Serology or b) Microbiology
Review, release and report test results, recognizing unexpected and notifiable results and taking appropriate actions
Collect specimens and take them to the laboratory for analysis, using appropriate or specified equipment for collecting and handling specimens appropriate for their priority and stability. Follow established labeling policies and procedures
Oversee, coordinate and assume the validity of technical functions and activities of unlicensed staff
Perform all calibration, quality control and takes appropriate corrective action when required, prepare reagents, instrument check and preventive maintenance and maintains related records
Troubleshoot problems related to methodology, systems and instrumentation
Perform all appropriate computer-related functions, including monitoring and following up reports such as incomplete work lists, critical result logs, etc.
Follow through on established policies and procedures related to monitoring workflow and staffing levels as directed by Laboratory Supervisor or Director
Request, monitor and stock supplies as necessary to keep materials on hand at all times
Demonstrate willingness & ability to float to areas within their scope of practice as necessary
Required qualifications for this position include:
Valid Clinical Laboratory Scientist California License
Current LA City Fire Card within 90 days of hire
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 2 years experience after Clinical Lab Scientist licensure as a Generalist or Microbiologist.
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.
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Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Microbiologist
Req ID: 306518