Nov 29, 2021

Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Clinical Laboratory

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Napa, CA, USA
Laboratory

Job Description

We are looking for a Clinical Laboratory Scientist for the Clinical Laboratory Department at Queen of the Valley Medical Center.

Location: Napa, CA

Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days

Job Summary:

Under minimal supervision, performs laboratory analyses ensuring accuracy and efficiency in the performance of the daily workload.

Essential Functions:

  • Follows prescribed procedures in performing laboratory testing, adhering to all applicable quality control procedures to ensure accurate and reproducible results.
  • Reports results accurately and meets department standards for timeliness.
  • Capable of troubleshooting instrumentation and test procedures. Performs preventive maintenance procedures on equipment in accordance with established section protocol.
  • Maintains proficiency and competency on procedures and instrumentation. Stays informed on new instrumentation and new developments in laboratory medicine, particularly in assigned work areas.
  • Assists in training new personnel.
  • Assists in performance of CAP proficiency samples, Performance Improvement measures and collection of other data integral to departmental operation.
  • Follows universal precautions for blood and body fluids to ensure a safe work environment for all employees.
  • Performs phlebotomy as needed.

Skills :

  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Organization and prioritization skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to perform accurate and precise work.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education : Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences.

Experience : year experience in a clinical laboratory, any setting, or completion of internship program at Queen of the Valley Medical Center

Licenses/Certifications: Current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License, or temporary California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License; valid for up to one year, until next scheduled California examination.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience : 3 years of experience in a clinical laboratory in an acute care setting.

For 50 years, Queen of the Valley Medical Center has been the premiere medical facility in the Napa Valley. Our long history of providing high quality and caring service is founded on four core values: Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence and Integrity. These central principles inspire us to reach out to those in need and to help heal the whole person-mind, body and spirit.

Queen of the Valley Medical Center combines the region's most qualified physicians and staff with the most advanced technology available. Because we have such high standards of care, our programs have been recognized regionally and nationally for their demonstrated success of outcome and care which is par with university hospitals.

Queen of the Valley 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, Queen of the Valley 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: Queen of the Valley Medical Center

Category: Clinical Laboratory Scientist/ Microbiologist

Req ID: R338313