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Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Advanced

Job ID: 103506 Date posted: July 16, 2020

  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Lab Clinical Services
  • Laboratory Jobs
  • Evening Job
  • Full-Time

Responsibilities

Summary
The Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Advanced will be responsible for pre-analytic and post-analytic testing in Blood Bank, Hematology, Coagulation, Chemistry/Urinalysis.   Acts as a key operator for testing, analyzers and technology.   Acts as a key resource for staff training, development and competency assessment.  Supervises work activities performed by CLS, Medical Lab Technicians, Certified Phlebotomy Technicians and Lab Assistants.  Participates in writing and revision of policies and procedures.  Participates in decision making in analyzer and test methodology, evaluation and selection.  Performs shift lead duties as assigned.
Sharp Grossmont Laboratory is a large state-of-the-art clinical laboratory that supports a 536-bed hospital with Oncology, Women’s Services, Behavioral Health and the busiest emergency department in San Diego.   Lab disciplines include Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Microbiology, Pathology and Blood Bank.  The laboratory has an extensive Outreach program that is supported by three outpatient service centers.   Our leadership team promotes wellness, real time reward & recognition, professional growth, flexible scheduling and work/life balance.   We are proud to have a team of very committed and highly performing employees!  We have empowered our team to create innovative ways of providing patient-centered care, such as incorporating aromatherapy and hand massage into our practice to create a healing environment for our Phlebotomy patients.  These innovative services have received numerous awards from our organization and Planetree.   Take your career to the next level with Sharp HealthCare’s Clinical Lab Services!
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536-beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8-hour evening shift: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm; including every other weekend
This is a Full-Time (1.0) Position: 80 hours per 2 week pay period
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Education required for California CLS or CLS specialty licensure
  • Current unencumbered California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license
  • Three years’ Blood Bank experience in a Clinical Laboratory as a CLS; including competency and expertise in one or more clinical departments
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be detail-oriented and comfortable with technology
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities is essential
 Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • National Certification as MLS (ASCP) or MT (ASCP) desirable
  • ASCP Specialty certification – SBB
  • Five years’ experience in a Clinical Laboratory as a CLS; including competency and expertise in one or more clinical departments
Sharp HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
 
Keywords: MLS, MT, CLS, Blood Bank, BB

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