Jul 22, 2021

Clinical Lab Scientist - Clinical Laboratory *$5,000 Sign-On Bonus*

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Fullerton, CA, USA

Job Description

We are looking for a Clinical Lab Scientist for the Clinical Laboratory Department at St. Jude Medical Center $5,000 Sign-On Bonus.

Location: Fullerton, CA

Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Nights

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Laboratory Supervisor, the clinical Laboratory Scientist uses professional knowledge and judgment to perform technical, analytical, clerical and quality assurance functions within laboratory department section(s) as assigned.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs various chemical, microscopic, morphologic, microbiological and other tests as assigned, independently, and in accordance with established procedures and policies.
  • Evaluates the validity of results obtained; accurately records and reports results.
  • Performs quality control, standardization curves, calibration, and equipment maintenance procedures as directed; recognizes and reports problems and documents corrective action.
  • Responsible for the completion of all procedures scheduled during the work shift, and for maintaining a clean, neat and organized work area.
  • Performs various technical and clerical tasks related to receiving, processing, and/or obtaining specimens for laboratory analysis, taking into consideration the age specific needs of the patient, as required.
  • Demonstrates the ability to effectively use all computer equipment, programs, and instrument interfaces related to operating functions in the division.
  • Follows various federal and state laws, regulations, and hospital/department guidelines with respect to licensure, safety, universal precautions, fire and emergency procedures, dress code, attendance, time cards and all other personnel policies.
  • Participates in the Continuous Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance programs of the laboratory section(s) assigned and attends department meetings as directed.
  • Maintains necessary records and prepares various reports, as requested.
  • Keeps abreast of advances in the field of Medical Technology and attends continuing education programs as appropriate.

Skills :

  • Basic computer keyboard data skills.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Coursework/Training - Completion of 1 year approved internship program in Medical Technology

Licenses and Certifications: Valid California Clinical Laboratory Science license.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience : 3 years of experience in multiple laboratory science disciplines as licensed CLS/MT in acute care facility

St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 384-bed, tertiary care facility, and is one of Southern California's most-respected and technologically-advanced hospitals. With nearly 700 of the area's finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.

St. Jude Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Jude Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Jude Medical Center

Category: Clinical Laboratory Scientist/ Microbiologist

Req ID: R331043