Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork and wholeness.
The Clinical Lab Scientist- Transfusion performs and interprets moderate and high complexity tests, reports results and prepares blood products following standard operating procedures and current Good Manufacturing Practices. Monitors pending lists. Meets or exceeds turn-around time goals for test production and result reporting. Performs instrument and equipment calibration, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair. Serves as a technical resource including problem solving, troubleshooting, interpreting/consulting, and verifying specimen quality and test results. Serves as a preceptor/mentor to students, residents, and staff. These services may be provided for both the LLUMC and LLUCH hospitals. Performs other duties as needed.
Bachelors degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or related field required. California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) License required. Certified as Technologist in Blood Banking BB (ASCP), Clinical Lab Scientist CLS (NCA) or Medical Technologist MT (ASCP) preferred. Minimum three years of experience in high complexity, computerized clinical laboratory as licensed CLS preferred. Minimum one year of Blood Bank experience preferred.
Possesses excellent dexterity. Ability to plan and organize technical work, manage workload, operate technical instruments and equipment, input data and type. Possesses clear speaking abilities in English. Possesses excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills in English matching the style to the message and the audience. Maintains excellent interpersonal relationships with all customers (e.g., staff, patients, vendors). Ability to use available resource material independently to resolve and document challenges constructively. Provides staff and management with timely information, constructive and actionable feedback. Fosters cooperation and collaboration, actively solicits opinions from others, builds respect and trust. Explains and teaches. Responds to guidance constructively. Detail oriented. Able to reason and solve problems effectively, analyze and interpret data. Able to organize work, to service multiple requests and tasks at one time, while maintaining quality and a professional manner. Self-motivated and works well with minimal direction. Articulates logical and well-founded arguments that support conclusions. Possesses excellent analytic skills. Ability to hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone, and identify and distinguish various sounds associated with workplace/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to the position; discern temperature variances through touch.
As the largest hospital in our region, Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) has over 20 specialties. We are involved in clinical studies and other research programs in areas such as perinatal and molecular biology. We have led the field of infant heart transplantation where we have performed about 50% of the world’s heart transplants in infants less than six months of age, while our Cancer Institute brings focus to cancer research on prevention and treatment. Other areas of research include osteoporosis, mineral metabolism and nutrition.
Our specialties include:
Cancer Care - including Proton Treatment Center
Mental Health Services
Level III NICU
For nearly 100 years, Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) has been committed to providing its community with the best health care possible. With more than 400 faculty physicians and over 6,000 other personnel dedicated to the delivery of quality health care, our hospital proudly celebrates its one hundred year anniversary. From its humble beginnings in 1905 to the present day 11-story building with 789 licensed beds; we have grown to become a leader in health care and pioneer of life-saving medicine.
LLUMC operates some of the largest clinical programs in the United States in areas such as neonatal care. We are also recognized as an international leader in infant heart transplantation and one of only three hospital-based proton cancer treatment centers in the country. Each year, the institution admits over 30,000 inpatients and serves over 400,000 outpatients. LLUMC is the only Level-I regional trauma center for Inyo, Mono, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties.
Loma Linda University Medical Center is a 789-bed academic tertiary care hospital with over twenty specialties. We have 72 beds in our Level III NICU, which is the only one of its kind and size in our region, as well as the Children’s Hospital dedicated just for kids. Along with the Children’s Hospital, LLUMC’s East Campus, and Behavioral Medicine Center, we have nearly 900 beds available for patient care. Our East Campus specializes in the areas of physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedics, neurosurgery and family medicine.
Honors & Recognition
“America’s Best Hospital” for Cardiac Services US News & World Report 2004
National Research Corporation (NRC) Consumer Choice Award for 5 straight years (1999-2004) for the San Bernardino and Riverside Counties